NC Teachers Selected for New Ambassadors Program

October 1, 2020 | Lee Cannon

Meet the 15 teachers selected as the first cohort of the North Carolina Space Education Ambassadors (NCSEA) program....

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Fellow’s Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast May Contribute to Climate Change

September 28, 2020 | Lee Cannon

A new study has found the spread of ghost forests across a coastal region of North Carolina may have implications for global warming....

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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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Team Experience and Competition Awards Now Open

August 31, 2020 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant awards funding to undergraduate/graduate STEM teams to help them participate in national competitions from NASA or other STEM organizations....

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Scholarship for STEM Students at MSIs Offered a Second Year

August 24, 2020 | Lee Cannon

To encourage talented students from traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations (e.g., women, minorities and persons with disabilities) to pursue STEM related careers, NC Space Grant is excited to offer the STEM Bridge Scholarship for Minority-Serving...

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2020-21 Opportunity for Future STEM Teachers

August 20, 2020 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant is pleased to offer this opportunity for pre-service teachers for the 2020-21 academic year. ...

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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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Announcing New Space Ambassador Program for Teachers

June 30, 2020 | Lee Cannon

“We're excited to build a network of K-12 teacher ambassadors who are poised to bring a NASA education to students across the state.”...

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