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NC Space Grant Teams Go to Washington
In February, two NC Space Grant-supported groups – the Winston-Salem State University astrobotany lab of Faculty Research Grant recipient Rafael Loureiro and the Edgecombe Community College high-altitude ballooning team, CritECCly Stable – joined the NC Space Grant staff on a visit to Washington, D.C. Together, we celebrated the National Space Grant Program’s 30th anniversary and visited North Carolina’s Members of Congress. See photos and read memories from their adventures on our Facebook page.
What is NC Space Grant?
NC Space Grant is a consortium of academic institutions that promote, develop and support aeronautics and space-related science, engineering and technology education and training in North Carolina. We partner with NASA, industry, nonprofit organizations and state government agencies to conduct programs designed to equip the current and future aerospace workforce of North Carolina.
Catching Up with Stephanie Smith, ULA Engineer, on Mars 2020 Project
A 2015 NC Space Grant scholar talks about her job at ULA, how she contributed to the Mars 2020 mission, and the recent launch of the Perseverance rover.
Team Experience and Competition Awards Now Open
NC Space Grant awards funding to undergraduate/graduate STEM teams to help them participate in national competitions from NASA or other STEM organizations.
Scholarship for STEM Students at MSIs Offered a Second Year
To encourage talented students from traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations (e.g., women, minorities and persons with disabilities) to pursue STEM related careers, NC Space Grant is excited to offer the STEM Bridge Scholarship for Minority-Serving...