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Inaugural SPACE Symposium a Great Success

April 25, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Turnout far exceeded expectation, making this first symposium a big success. ...

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Despite Weather, Many Star Party Events Will Go Forward

April 11, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Statewide Star Party events invite the public to join professional astronomers and volunteers in exploring the night skies....

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Astronaut Koch trains for the launch.

North Carolina Space Grant Scholar Launches to ISS

March 11, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Katelyn Vause Christina Hammock Koch, an NC State alumna, NASA astronaut and recipient of a North Carolina Space Grant undergraduate research scholarship, will launch to the International Space Station (ISS) on March 14 at...

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Astronomer Brian Baker

Second Statewide Star Party Event Coming to Eastern NC

March 1, 2019 | Lee Cannon

The second Statewide Star Party event will take place Thursday, March 7 in Windsor, NC, as part of NC Science Festival and Lift Off NC: Apollo + Beyond....

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New Mapping Tool Identifies Sites for Re-establishing Oyster Reefs

February 12, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Tracey Peake, NCSU News North Carolina Space Grant, North Carolina Sea Grant, the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship and the National Science Foundation provided funding for this research. Photo by Stopher Slade. Researchers from North...

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Astronomer Brian Baker

NC’s Outer Albemarle Peninsula Offers an Ideal Nightscape

February 4, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Astronomer Brian Baker (above) will participate in the Nightscape project’s first free public Star Party on Feb. 5, 6 to 9 p.m., at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. Photo courtesy of A Time for Science. Guest post writer...

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FIRST LEGO League team, the Space Invaders, show their medals

Local Students Talk to NASA Astronaut, Build Robots

January 22, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Above photo: David Drive Middle School students and members of the local FIRST LEGO League team, the Space Invaders: Back row, left to right: Advisor Hemlata Kothawale, Navya Alva, Arya Pathare, Shrusti Gandas, Vatsal Bhakar....

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Lift Off NC: Apollo + Beyond Kicks Off!

January 22, 2019 | Lee Cannon

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Hosts Astronomy Days Jan. 26-27 and Begins Statewide Apollo Lunar Landing 50th Anniversary Celebrations....

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NC Space Grant Offering Two Pre-Symposium Presentation Workshops

January 14, 2019 | Lee Cannon

In conjunction with the North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI), NCSU Libraries’ Data and Visualization Services, and the NC State Department of Marine Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, NC Space Grant will be offering a...

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NC Sea Grant – NC Space Grant 2019 Fellows Selected

December 11, 2018 | Lee Cannon

The 2019 North Carolina Sea Grant – NC Space Grant Graduate Research Fellows will identify early warning signs of “ghost forests” forming, using drones and remote sensing technology. Melinda Martinez of North Carolina State University...

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