2021 NC Space Education Ambassadors Selected

September 20, 2021 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant presents 13 new NC Space Education Ambassadors for 2021. NCSEA builds a statewide network of educators delivering NASA content....

Continue reading "2021 NC Space Education Ambassadors Selected"

Seeing the Earth for the Forests

September 17, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Guest post: Ian McGregor is studying geospatial analytics at North Carolina State University. He was selected as an NC Space Grant 2020-21 Graduate Research Fellow. Soon after, he accepted an award from the NASA FINESST...

Continue reading "Seeing the Earth for the Forests"

Three 2020-21 MSI STEM Bridge Scholars

MSI & Future-Teacher Opportunities Open, One Brand New

September 1, 2021 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant has opened scholarship applications for for education majors and STEM students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI)....

Continue reading "MSI & Future-Teacher Opportunities Open, One Brand New"

The NC State University American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) team showcases their remote-controlled flyer, Airwolf, built for the AIAA Design, Build, Fly competition.

Annual STEM Team Challenge Now Open

September 1, 2021 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant is excited to announce the opening of the annual Team Experience and Competition Awards opportunity for teams of undergraduate and graduate students. ...

Continue reading "Annual STEM Team Challenge Now Open"

Connecting Students with NASA Through Mission Patches

August 24, 2021 | Lee Cannon

The maker of official NASA mission patches, the A-B Emblem company, donated patch collections to NC teachers and made a special patch just for them. ...

Continue reading "Connecting Students with NASA Through Mission Patches"

NASA astronaut Zena Cardman delivers the NC Space Symposium keynote via Zoom

NC Space Symposium Features Astronaut & Other Alumni

July 8, 2021 | Lee Cannon

With 275 attendees, 139 of them students, the virtual 2021 NC Space Symposium brought together space enthusiasts from many backgrounds....

Continue reading "NC Space Symposium Features Astronaut & Other Alumni"

NC Sea & Space Grant Programs Announce New Fellows

June 16, 2021 | Lee Cannon

β€œThe partnership with North Carolina Sea Grant has opened a new range of research topics and techniques for students interested in aerospace, coastal issues or both.”...

Continue reading "NC Sea & Space Grant Programs Announce New Fellows"

Professor Karen Farizatto (left) and 2021-22 Undergraduate Research Scholarship recipient, Jared Tuton (right), review protein quantification results at the University of North Carolina Pembroke Biotech Research and Training Center (BRTC).

Scholars & Fellows Embark on 2021-22 Research Projects

June 8, 2021 | Lee Cannon

Above: Professor Karen Farizatto (left) and 2021-22 Undergraduate Research Scholarship recipient, Jared Tuton (right), review protein quantification results at the University of North Carolina Pembroke Biotech Research and Training Center (BRTC). NC Space Grant is...

Continue reading "Scholars & Fellows Embark on 2021-22 Research Projects"

Three 2021 interns in a row, Alexandria Rivera, Mariam Shah and Patrick Wilson

New NASA & Industry Internships Kick Off

June 2, 2021 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant is proud to announce the 2021 class of summer interns, who will work at NASA centers and the HyperSizer software company....

Continue reading "New NASA & Industry Internships Kick Off"

Growing Plant Research Capacity in Microgravity Environments

May 24, 2021 | Melinda Martinez

In June, SpaceX-22 will lift-off β€” with plant biology projects aboard from labs that trace their roots to NC Space Grant research....

Continue reading "Growing Plant Research Capacity in Microgravity Environments"