NC Pre-Service Educators Participate in 5-day MUREP Educator Institute at NASA Langley Research Center

June 6, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

During the week of June 4th, 2018 funding from NASA Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) provided the opportunity for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to participate in a 5-day MUREP Educator Institute at NASA...

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Former NC Space Grant Student Awardee is Going to Space!

May 24, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

NASA astronauts Christina Hammock Koch has been assigned to spaceflights scheduled to launch in 2019. According to a recent NASA announcement, Astronaut Koch has been assigned to Expedition 59/60, which is set to launch to the International...

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UNC-Charlotte Astrobotics Robotic Team Takes 3rd Place in NASA Robotic Mining Competition

May 18, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The UNCC Astrobotics Robotic Team, the 49er Miners, took third place in the Caterpillar Autonomy Award at the 2018 NASA Robotic Mining Competition at Kennedy Space Center on Friday May 18th.  The team joined the...

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Winners Announced from the 2018 Community College High Altitude Ballooning Team Challenge and Competition

April 30, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

It was a cloudy day but that didn’t stop our six community college teams from launching    at the 4th Annual Community College Team Challenge and Competition Launch Event sponsored by NC Space Grant through...

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Three Teams from North Carolina Launch at the NASA Student Launch Initiative – One Comes Up Big

April 26, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The NASA Student Launch is a research-based, competitive, experiential exploration activity. It strives to provide relevant, cost-effective research and development of rocket propulsion systems. This project offers multiple challenges reaching a broad audience of middle...

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