NASA Interns Gain Valuable Skills

May 7, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Spring 2021 NC Space Grant-funded NASA interns, Nick Syracause, Arjon Del Rosario, and Danyale Berry share their experiences and words of wisdom....

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Join the NC Statewide Star Party April 16-17

April 9, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Stargazers of all ages will be part of the 9th annual North Carolina Statewide Star Party on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17. With a theme of the Moon and Mars, the event is...

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NC Space Symposium to Host Astronaut Zena Cardman

March 19, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Registration is open for the 2021 NC Space Symposium on April 16 that will feature a keynote address from NASA astronaut Zena Cardman. Hosted by NC Space Grant, the event will run from 1 to...

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Mars Missions: Tighe Shares Her Perseverance Story

February 10, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Former NC Space Grant scholar, Katherine Tighe, landed her dream job — working on developing technology for future NASA projects looking to deepen our understanding of our solar system. In these excerpts from a conversation...

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From Nash County to NASA

February 2, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Chad Brown shares his path with NC Space Education Ambassadors As a high school student in Nash County, Chad Brown never imagined that he would be a NASA engineer planning missions to the moon and...

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NC Astronomy Days Boldly Go Virtual: January 25-31

January 25, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

This year, we invite you to see the big picture … of the Universe! Join educators and scientists from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, along with members of the Raleigh Astronomy Club and...

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Previous graduate fellowship recipients Melinda Martinez and Emily Ury take greenhouse gas emission measurements in a forested wetland.

NC Sea & Space Grants’ Joint Graduate Fellowship Seeking Applicants

January 14, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Applications are now open for the 2021-22 Sea-Space Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship program. ...

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Research Scholarships and Fellowships Open for 2021-22

January 14, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Applications for the 2021-22 Undergraduate Scholarship and Graduate Research Fellowship are now open....

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Jennifer Adams: Teacher Turned Student Turned Engineer

December 14, 2020 | Jordan Prosser

Catch up with Jennifer Adams, an engineer at ULA funded by NC Space Grant during her NASA internship and rocketry team experiences....

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MSI STEM Bridge Scholars for 2020-21 Announced

November 30, 2020 | Jordan Prosser

NC Space Grant announces the Minority-Serving Institution STEM Bridge Scholars for 2020-21....

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