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Raven Lauer in front of the Sikorsky CH53K King Stallion helicopter

Aug 5, 2019

High-Powered Rocketry Alumnus Takes Off In Dream Job

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. 

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

Aug 1, 2019

Ballooning Teams Fly High Despite Weather

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… 

Spencer Rogers accepts his Award

Jun 14, 2019

Space Grant & Sister Program Staff Members Win Nominations & Awards

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.… 

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

May 31, 2019

NC Space Grant Interns Embark on Projects

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. 

Patrick Gray, Mallory Kinczyk, Sara Wasserman

May 14, 2019

Announcing the 2019-20 Undergrad and Graduate Researchers

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

Patrick Gray at the 2019 Space Symposium

May 9, 2019

NC Space Grant Supports Student’s STEM-Career Aspirations

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… 

mentor and students talking

Apr 25, 2019

Inaugural SPACE Symposium a Great Success

Turnout far exceeded expectation, making this first symposium a big success. 

Apr 11, 2019

Despite Weather, Many Star Party Events Will Go Forward

Statewide Star Party events invite the public to join professional astronomers and volunteers in exploring the night skies. 

Astronaut Koch trains for the launch.

Mar 11, 2019

North Carolina Space Grant Scholar Launches to ISS

By Katelyn Vause Christina Hammock Koch, an NC State alumna, NASA astronaut and recipient of a North Carolina Space Grant undergraduate research scholarship, will launch to the International Space Station (ISS)… 

Astronomer Brian Baker

Mar 1, 2019

Second Statewide Star Party Event Coming to Eastern NC

The second Statewide Star Party event will take place Thursday, March 7 in Windsor, NC, as part of NC Science Festival and Lift Off NC: Apollo + Beyond.