Engineering Campers Enjoy Space Activities and Live Q&A With Astronaut 

September 20, 2018 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant visited a summer camp in Havelock, NC to give 50 elementary school students a chance to participates in a live Q&A with an astronaut....

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NC Space Grant 2018-19 New Investigators Announced

September 10, 2018 | Lee Cannon

North Carolina Space Grant is pleased to announce the selection of five recipients the New Investigators Program grant awards for the 2018-19 academic year. The New Investigators Program is designed to strengthen North Carolina’s aerospace-related...

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Three New Funding Opportunities Announced

September 4, 2018 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant Invites Proposals for Student Research and Training North Carolina Space Grant is pleased to announce the release of three funding opportunities for the 2018-2019 academic year. Community college students, undergraduates studying STEM...

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Lee Cannon Joins NC Space Grant, WRRI and NC Sea Grant Teams

August 29, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

Lee Cannon has joined North Carolina Space Grant as the new communications specialist in charge of crafting messaging and sharing outcomes of the program research, education and outreach to audiences across the state and beyond. She...

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NC Space Grant and NC Sea Grant Announce 2018 Joint Fellowship Opportunity

August 14, 2018 | Lee Cannon

North Carolina Sea Grant and North Carolina Space Grant are inviting applications for their third joint Graduate Research Fellowship Program....

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NC Pre-Service Educators Participate in 5-day MUREP Educator Institute at NASA Langley Research Center

June 6, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

During the week of June 4th, 2018 funding from NASA Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) provided the opportunity for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to participate in a 5-day MUREP Educator Institute at NASA...

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Former NC Space Grant Student Awardee is Going to Space!

May 24, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

NASA astronauts Christina Hammock Koch has been assigned to spaceflights scheduled to launch in 2019. According to a recent NASA announcement, Astronaut Koch has been assigned to Expedition 59/60, which is set to launch to the International...

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UNC-Charlotte Astrobotics Robotic Team Takes 3rd Place in NASA Robotic Mining Competition

May 18, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The UNCC Astrobotics Robotic Team, the 49er Miners, took third place in the Caterpillar Autonomy Award at the 2018 NASA Robotic Mining Competition at Kennedy Space Center on Friday May 18th.  The team joined the...

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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, North Carolina. Maureen shared with us her thoughts about her research and experience, and how...

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

April 30, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

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 Event sponsored by NC Space Grant through...

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