Welcome to the 2021 NC Space Symposium! Our student-focused event will be hosted virtually this year on April 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. (Eastern).

NASA Astronaut Zena Cardman, who received multiple NC Space Grant awards during her studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will provide the keynote address. The program also will feature presentations from the space research community as well as a career panel. 

The 2021 Virtual NC Space Symposium is free. Register is required, by going to: go.ncsu.edu/ncspace_2021registration.

Agenda At-A-Glance

  • 1:00-1:40 pm     Welcome and Keynote Address
  • 1:40-1:45 pm     Break
  • 1:45-2:45 pm     Research and Technology Applications (NC Space Grant Alumni)
  • 2:45-2:50 pm     Break
  • 2:50-3:50 pm     NC Space Grant Student Lightning Talks
  • 3:50-3:55 pm     Break
  • 3:55-4:55 pm     Careers in Space Panel
  • 4:55-5:00 pm     Closing Remarks

Please follow this link to review and download the detailed agenda.


Memories of the 2019 NC Space Symposium