¡UPRA Gets Visit From Vieques!

STEM Workshops for Vieques’ Students During October 9 and 10, a group from the Boys & Girls Club of Puerto Rico at Vieques will visit the ISMuL and AEL Laboratories at the University of Puerto Rico in Arecibo. In this encounter students will receive workshops in Aerospace Education with Prof.…

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Robotics Academy 2014

DatesFrom October 4 to November 8 2014 DescriptionThe Robotics Academy is a series of hands on workshops for middle schoolers to learn on the origins of robotics, its development and experience building on educational robotics platforms. Participants will have the chance to interact with LEGO Mindstorms and program on a…

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Climate Change Symposium

Speeches: 9:00 – 11:00 am, Nursing Auditorium UPRA Climate Change: Dr. Rafael Méndez Tejada Green Energy: Dr. Hirohito Torres Díaz Effects of Climate Change in the Economy: Dra. Martha Quiñones Telescopic Solar Observation: 11:00 – 4:00 pm, UPRA’s Founder’s Square Sponsors: ISMuL & Astronomy Society of Puerto Rico

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STEM Summer Academy 2012

First Week Exoplanets on the sight – Prof. Abel Mendez Fractals – Dr. José F. Candelaria Astronomy – Dr. Guillermo Nery Chemistry – Prof. Vanessa Montalvo Ecology – Prof. Sondra Vega Field trip to Magueyes Island Second Week Geology: Rocks and Minerals – Prof. Ángel Acosta Robotics – Dra. Eliana…

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STEM Camp ISMuL 2011

STEM CAMP ISMuL had the purpose to motivate 8th and 9th graders, acknowledged in science and mathematics, to find out more about what science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (or STEM) fields can offer them in their future. Here’s information and pictures on the events of STEM Camp 2011. June 1, 2011…

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LASED: New Videos on Galileoscope

Dr. Guillermo Nery, LASED (Leading Aerospace Educational Development) coordinator, made a series of videotutorials on the “modern version of the original telescope”, the Galileoscope. These tutorials show you how to ensemble, use and clean a Galileoscope. They are well explained and are easy to follow for teachers and students alike.

To watch these and future tutorials, go to LASED’s video site at:

Here are the Galileoscope Tutorials

How to ensemble a Galileoscope


How to clean a Galileoscope’s Lenses


Using a Galileoscope


Accessing the Galileoscopes website, www.galileoscope.org


Video: Get to know ISMuL (2015)

Recently we created this documentary so people can learn about the services and we offer here at ISMuL. Discover what’s in for you, whether workshops or conferences, the Aerospace Education Laboratory, or our Academies. Here you can also appreciate the impact of our academies and other events over our students.