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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mentor and students talking

Inaugural SPACE Symposium a Great Success

April 25, 2019 | Lee Cannon

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

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Astronaut Koch trains for the launch.

North Carolina Space Grant Scholar Launches to ISS

March 11, 2019 | Lee Cannon

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) on March 14 at...

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Astronomer Brian Baker

Second Statewide Star Party Event Coming to Eastern NC

March 1, 2019 | Lee Cannon

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....

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oyster reef

New Mapping Tool Identifies Sites for Re-establishing Oyster Reefs

February 12, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Tracey Peake, NCSU News North Carolina Space Grant, North Carolina Sea Grant, the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship and the National Science Foundation provided funding for this research. Photo by Stopher Slade. Researchers from North...

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Astronomer Brian Baker

NC’s Outer Albemarle Peninsula Offers an Ideal Nightscape

February 4, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Astronomer Brian Baker (above) will participate in the Nightscape project’s first free public Star Party on Feb. 5, 6 to 9 p.m., at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. Photo courtesy of A Time for Science. Guest post writer...

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FIRST LEGO League team, the Space Invaders, show their medals

Local Students Talk to NASA Astronaut, Build Robots

January 22, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Above photo: David Drive Middle School students and members of the local FIRST LEGO League team, the Space Invaders: Back row, left to right: Advisor Hemlata Kothawale, Navya Alva, Arya Pathare, Shrusti Gandas, Vatsal Bhakar....

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