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April 2018

Apr 30, 2018

Winners Announced from the 2018 Community College High Altitude Ballooning Team Challenge and Competition

It was a cloudy day but that didn’t stop our six community college teams from launching    at the 4th Annual Community College Team Challenge and Competition Launch Event sponsored… 

Apr 30, 2018

Get to Know Dr. Hirendra N Banerjee, Professor, Elizabeth City State University, Researcher of Osteoporosis in Micro-Gravity

The latest in our news series Get To Know features Dr. Hirendra N Banerjee, Professor, at Elizabeth City State University (ECSU). Q: How did you find out about the opportunity… 

Apr 26, 2018

Three Teams from North Carolina Launch at the NASA Student Launch Initiative – One Comes Up Big

The NASA Student Launch is a research-based, competitive, experiential exploration activity. It strives to provide relevant, cost-effective research and development of rocket propulsion systems. This project offers multiple challenges reaching… 

Apr 25, 2018

Durham Tech Swarms NASA for Incredible Competition Wins

The Third Annual Swarmathon took place from April 17 to 19, 2018 at NASA Kennedy Space Center. The NASA Swarmathon challenges students to develop cooperative robotics to revolutionize space exploration.… 

Apr 25, 2018

Community Colleges Fly High at the 2018 SkillsUSA NC Conference

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure that America has a skilled work force. Edgecombe Community College and Catawba Valley Community College — two… 

Apr 25, 2018

East Carolina University Takes 3rd Place in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Each year the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge features an engineering design challenge to engage students worldwide in the next phase of human space exploration. The annual event is a… 

Apr 24, 2018

Duke Takes Two First-Place Wins at the Shell Eco Marathon

The Duke Electric Vehicle Team at Sonoma Raceway for the Shell Eco Marathon, 2018 

Apr 20, 2018

UNC-Pembroke Participates in First Nations Launch

The 9th Annual First Nations Launch Competition was hosted by Carthage College on Saturday, April 21st in Kansasville, Wisconsin. The event was supported by our wonderful colleagues at the Wisconsin… 

Apr 20, 2018

North Carolina Asks, “Anyone Out There?” During Annual Star Parties

The 2018 North Carolina Science Festival features the Statewide Star Party as a signature event, with generous grant support from the North Carolina Space Grant. During this years 6th annual… 

Apr 10, 2018

NC A&T Shines at 2018 SAE International Aero Design Competition

The Society of Automotive Engineers International Collegiate Design Series (CDS) competitions take students beyond the textbook by enabling them to design, build and test the performance of a real vehicle…