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.

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

September 7, 2020 | Lee Cannon

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....

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NC Space Grant Announces 2020 Faculty Research Grant Awardees

July 16, 2020 | Rachel Erickson

NC Space Grant is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2020 Faculty Research Grants. These faculty members will be examining topics in mechanical, materials, biomedical and aerospace engineering, and are aiming to make...

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The Astrobotany Lab crew preparing to share their research at the National Space Grant Program's 30th Anniversary Celebration.

WSSU Astrobotany Lab Shows NASA Kennedy Their Skills

July 7, 2020 | Rachel Erickson

Students from WSSU’s Astrobotany Lab and their faculty advisor, Rafael Loureiro, spent spring break at NASA Kennedy’s Food Production Lab....

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Ashley Roberts enjoying some free time hiking in the Australian Outback.

Career Spotlight: Ashley Roberts, Three-Time Scholar

July 2, 2020 | Rachel Erickson

Ashley Roberts proves that determination, big dreams and the support of NC Space Grant can launch a student into a career spanning the globe....

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(left to right) Olivia Sessoms, Shayla Chavis and Benjamin Kaiser are three of the 31 graduate and undergraduate students NC Space Grant is supporting for the 2020-21 academic year.

Congrats to the 2020-21 Undergrad Scholars and Graduate Fellows

June 25, 2020 | Rachel Erickson

North Carolina Space Grant is excited to announce the 2020-21 Undergraduate Research Scholars and Graduate Research Fellows, from schools across the state....

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Introducing the 2020 NC Sea Grant – NC Space Grant Fellow

June 19, 2020 | Rachel Erickson

North Carolina Sea Grant and NC Space Grant announce selection of a new graduate student researcher, Shannon Ricci, for their 2020-21 joint fellowship....

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Career Spotlight: Keith Parker, 2008 Scholar

June 11, 2020 | Rachel Erickson

NC Space Grant 2008 Undergraduate Research Scholar Keith Parker built technical and professional skills beginning at NASA Kennedy Space Center....

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Theurer speaks at the 2019 annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco. He delivered a presentation at NOAA's booth on the satellite technology NOAA uses and the products they can create from these satellites.

HAB Team Alumnus Peers at Earth Remotely from Above

June 4, 2020 | Lee Cannon

From launching high-altitude balloons to working on NOAA satellite data projects, Ryan Theurer is building an exciting space science career....

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2020 Class of Summer Interns Begins in New Format

May 28, 2020 | Rachel Erickson

Above, left to right, new 2020 summer interns Chloe Schneider, Auston Gray and Bryce Abbott begin their internships soon, along with 11 others at multiple NASA centers and programs and the HyperSizer Corporation. North Carolina...

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NASA Kennedy Interns Spent Spring Studying Gases

May 17, 2020 | Rachel Erickson

Above: Danielle Chasten and Simone Blaylock pose for a photo with professional football player, R. Joshua Dobbs of the Jacksonville Jaguars, who spoke during their spring internship at NASA Kennedy Space Center about his experiences...

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