Christina Koch, a NASA astronaut and the flight engineer on the International Space Station monitors an AstroBee robot. Photo © NASA Johnson Space Center via Flickr

NC Space Grant Scholar to Speak at NC State Via Downlink

August 8, 2019 | Lee Cannon

NC State University and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics will host a live video Q&A on August 30 with NASA astronaut Christina Koch....

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Raven Lauer in front of the Sikorsky CH53K King Stallion helicopter

High-Powered Rocketry Alumnus Takes Off In Dream Job

August 5, 2019 | Lee Cannon

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. ...

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

Ballooning Teams Fly High Despite Weather

August 1, 2019 | Lee Cannon

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 Grant-supported community college high-altitude ballooning...

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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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