Planting Seeds of Curiosity: NASA’s Plant the Moon Challenge

September 19, 2022 | Michelle Yu

North Carolina Space Grant is among partners working with the Virginia Space Grant Consortium for student projects in the NASA Space Grant Plant the Moon Challenge. The new project is one of four national awards announced through NASA Space Grant KIDS to provide experiences and lessons about NASA’s Artemis mission to return human explorers to the Moon and to Mars. ...

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Countdown Complete: Future Teachers can Apply for NASA Scholarships now!

September 7, 2022 | pebenisr

University juniors and seniors planning a teaching career can apply for NASA scholarships and professional training from NC Space Grant. The deadline is Oct. 17 for the 2022-2023 academic year. Selected students receive $3,500 to...

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Apply for an MSI STEM Scholarship

September 6, 2022 | pebenisr

Students at Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) in the state can now apply for NC Space Grant opportunities to support them as they begin journeys to lead future STEM — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — efforts in the state and beyond.  ...

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NC Space Grant Celebrates 2021-2022 Sponsored Teams Achievements

August 24, 2022 | Michelle Yu

NC Space Grant is pleased to offer congratulations to eleven of our Team Experience and Competition sponsored student teams who have recently earned national honors. The teams participated in nine unique national and international competitions with focuses from lunar mining vehicles to autonomous underwater vehicles....

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IDEAS Team Leads DEIA Workshop for Inclusive Space Science Activities: Photo Gallery

August 3, 2022 | Michelle Yu

The IDEAS Team, made up of the North Carolina, South Carolina and North Dakota Space Grant consortia, facilitated a workshop at the University of North Dakota for instructors to discuss ways to make space science more accessible to students. Teachers came from across the country to participate in this week-long Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Space Science Educators Workshop. ...

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Mapping North Carolina’s Vulnerable Estuarine Shorelines

July 18, 2022 | cclower

NC Space and Sea Grant joint fellow Jessica Richter describes her experience and research on mapping erosion along the shoreline of the Neuse River Estuary....

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NC Space Grant and Sea Grant Join 2022 NC UNITE Summer Experience: Photo Gallery

July 14, 2022 | Michelle Yu

Facilitated by Fayetteville State University, NC UNITE is seeks to expose students to a wide range of STEM careers to encourage their interest in pursuing college majors and careers. Supported by the Army Educational Outreach...

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NC Students Earn SkillsUSA Honors

July 13, 2022 | Michelle Yu

NC Space Grant congratulates the SkillsUSA Championship 2022 medalists on their incredible performance at this year’s national competition. Special congratulations are extended to several national honorees from Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) and Edgecombe Community College (ECC) who also participated in the 2022 NC Space Grant-supported NC High-Altitude Ballooning Challenge and Competition....

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NC Space Grant 2022-23 Faculty Research Grant Recipients Announced

June 7, 2022 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Faculty Research Grants. The selected faculty members will make research contributions to the aerospace field....

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Congrats to 2022-23 Undergrad Scholars & Graduate Fellows

June 2, 2022 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant is excited to announce the recipients of the 2022-23 Undergraduate Research Scholarships and Graduate Research Fellowships. ...

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