Local Teachers Train to Enhance Lessons with Geospatial Tools

September 6, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Rachel Erickson and Lee Cannon In July, 12 teachers from Durham County schools gathered to hear from NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics faculty how to utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geospatial Technologies...

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NASA and Special Education Community Will Host Educator Trek Workshop at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

September 3, 2019 | Rachel Erickson

North Carolina Space Grant will offer a professional development workshop for educators of exceptional students on Oct. 14–15 at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences....

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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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Spencer Rogers accepts his Award

Space Grant & Sister Program Staff Members Win Nominations & Awards

June 14, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Above: Spencer Rogers receives an Award for Excellence from Randy Woodson, chancellor of NC State University. Photo by Becky Kirkland/NC State Communications NC State University recently announced its 2019 Awards for Excellence winners. Spencer Rogers...

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From left to right: 2019 NC Space Grant summer interns Antonia Dingeman, Noah Prezant, Atanaz Bohlooli and Katherine Tighe

NC Space Grant Interns Embark on Summer Projects

May 31, 2019 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant has selected the 2019 class of summer interns, who will take on real-world projects at NASA centers, research centers and aerospace companies....

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Patrick Gray, Mallory Kinczyk, Sara Wasserman

Announcing the 2019-20 Undergrad and Graduate Researchers

May 14, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Announcing the recipients of the 2019-20 Undergraduate Research Scholarships and Graduate Research Fellowships. ...

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Patrick Gray at the 2019 Space Symposium

NC Space Grant Supports Student’s STEM-Career Aspirations

May 9, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Above: Patrick Gray listens to a classmate’s research poster presentation at the NC Space Grant 2019 SPACE Symposium in April. By Marisa Incremona and Lee Cannon “One of the goals of my Ph.D. is to...

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