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Jan 25, 2021

NC Astronomy Days Boldly Go Virtual: January 25-31

This year, we invite you to see the big picture … of the Universe! Join educators and scientists from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, along with members of… 

Previous graduate fellowship recipients Melinda Martinez and Emily Ury take greenhouse gas emission measurements in a forested wetland.

Jan 14, 2021

NC Sea & Space Grants’ Joint Graduate Fellowship Seeking Applicants

Applications are now open for the 2021-22 Sea-Space Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship program. 

Dec 21, 2020

Strength in Nanoscience

Read about Jeffrey Alston, Haley Harrison and their team's research in nanoscience and engineering. 

Dec 14, 2020

Jennifer Adams: Teacher Turned Student Turned Engineer

Catch up with Jennifer Adams, an engineer at ULA funded by NC Space Grant during her NASA internship and rocketry team experiences. 

Nov 30, 2020

MSI STEM Bridge Scholars for 2020-21 Announced

NC Space Grant announces the Minority-Serving Institution STEM Bridge Scholars for 2020-21. 

Nov 19, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Team Experience and Competition Awards

NC Space Grant is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 Team Experience and Competition Awards. 

Nov 12, 2020

NC Space Grant Announces STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholars 2020-21

NC Space Grant is pleased to announce the recipients of the STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. These teachers-in-training will experience unique access to NASA education… 

Oct 1, 2020

NC Teachers Selected for New Ambassadors Program

Meet the 15 teachers selected as the first cohort of the North Carolina Space Education Ambassadors (NCSEA) program. 

trees in marsh areas die from saltwater intrusion

Sep 28, 2020

Fellow’s Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast May Contribute to Climate Change

A new study has found the spread of ghost forests across a coastal region of North Carolina may have implications for global warming. 

Stephanie Smith, a 2015 NC Space Grant scholar, now works at United Launch Alliance (ULA), the NASA commercial partner that provided the Atlas V rocket, which launched the Perseverance rover on its mission to Mars on July 30, 2020.

Sep 7, 2020

Catching Up with Stephanie Smith, ULA Engineer, on Mars 2020 Project

A 2015 NC Space Grant scholar talks about her job at ULA, how she contributed to the Mars 2020 mission, and the recent launch of the Perseverance rover.