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NC Space Grant Announces 2021-22 Team Experience Award Winners

December 2, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Above: The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Rocket Team will compete in the NASA First Nations Launch Competition. NC Space Grant is excited to announce the winners of this year’s Team Experience and Competition...

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2021-22 MSI STEM Bridge and New Pathways Program Scholars Selected

November 24, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

The scholarships were created for students at Minority-Serving Institutions, whose graduates have been traditionally underrepresented in STEM....

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2021-22 Pre-Service Teachers Education Scholars Announced

November 23, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

These teachers-in-training will gain unique access to NASA education specialists and materials, to help them bring NASA into their future classrooms....

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I’m Picking Up Bad Vibrations: Designing Tools for Safer Jet Engines

September 24, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

In this guest post, Graduate Research Fellow Richard Hollenbach III, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering at Duke University, shares his research on vibrations in airplane engines....

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Seeing the Earth for the Forests

September 17, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Guest post: Ian McGregor is studying geospatial analytics at North Carolina State University. He was selected as an NC Space Grant 2020-21 Graduate Research Fellow. Soon after, he accepted an award from the NASA FINESST...

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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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