Three Funding Opportunities Open, Including One Brand-New Scholarship

August 29, 2019 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant has opened the STEM Bridge and Pre-Service Teachers Fellowship programs and the Team Experience Awards for applications....

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Christina Koch, a NASA astronaut and the flight engineer on the International Space Station monitors an AstroBee robot. Photo © NASA Johnson Space Center via Flickr

NC Space Grant Scholar to Speak at NC State Via Downlink

August 8, 2019 | Lee Cannon

NC State University and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics will host a live video Q&A on August 30 with NASA astronaut Christina Koch....

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Raven Lauer in front of the Sikorsky CH53K King Stallion helicopter

High-Powered Rocketry Alumnus Takes Off In Dream Job

August 5, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Raven Lauer's love of helicopters propelled him to join an NCSG-supported club, try NCSG's helicopter workshop and take flight as a test flight engineer. ...

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A view of the Pamlico River from the Edgecombe Community College high-altitude balloon

Ballooning Teams Fly High Despite Weather

August 1, 2019 | Lee Cannon

This view of the Pamlico River, taken from the Edgecombe Community College high-altitude balloon, won in the best photo or video competition category. Each year since 2015, the NC Space Grant-supported community college high-altitude ballooning...

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