NC Space Grant Partners with RTI International to Support Drone Research Intern – The Future of Meaningful Research is Interdisciplinary

May 7, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

This past spring semester Maureen Catlow had the opportunity to intern at RTI International headquartered in the Research Triangle Park, NC. Maureen shared with us her thoughts about her research and experience, and how her...

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Winners Announced from the 2018 Community College High Altitude Ballooning Team Challenge and Competition

April 30, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

Judges Jimmy Acevedo and Dan Daugherty.   It was a cloudy day but that didn’t stop our six community college teams from launching    at the 4th Annual Community College Team Challenge and Competition Launch...

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Three Teams from North Carolina Launch at the NASA Student Launch Initiative – One Comes Up Big

April 26, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The NASA Student Launch is a research-based, competitive, experiential exploration activity. It strives to provide relevant, cost-effective research and development of rocket propulsion systems. This project offers multiple challenges reaching a broad audience of middle...

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Durham Tech Swarms NASA for Incredible Competition Wins

April 25, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

Advisor Julie Hoover and student Dan Koris from the Durham Tech ProgrammBulls at the 2018 Swarmathon. The Third Annual Swarmathon took place from April 17 to 19, 2018 at NASA Kennedy Space Center. The NASA...

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Community Colleges Fly High at the 2018 SkillsUSANC Conference

April 25, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure that America has a skilled work force. Edgecombe Community College and Catawba Valley Community College — two community college teams who competed...

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East Carolina University Takes 3rd Place in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

April 25, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

Each year the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge features an engineering design challenge to engage students worldwide in the next phase of human space exploration. The annual event is a more complex follow-up to the...

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Duke Takes Two First Place Wins at the Shell Eco Marathon

April 24, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The Duke Electric Vehicle Team at Sonoma Raceway for the Shell Eco Marathon, 2018...

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UNC-Pembroke Participates in First Nations Launch

April 20, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The 9th Annual First Nations Launch Competition was hosted by Carthage College on Saturday, April 21st in Kansasville, Wisconsin. The event was supported by our wonderful colleagues at the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium. Students from...

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North Carolina Asks, “Anyone Out There?” During Annual Star Parties

April 20, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The 2018 North Carolina Science Festival features the Statewide Star Party as a signature event, with generous grant support from the North Carolina Space Grant. During this years 6th annual Statewide Star Party, astronomy clubs,...

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NC A&T Shines at 2018 SAE International Aero Design Competition

April 10, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The Society of Automotive Engineers International Collegiate Design Series (CDS) competitions take students beyond the textbook by enabling them to design, build and test the performance of a real vehicle and then compete with other...

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