Growing Plant Research Capacity in Microgravity Environments

May 24, 2021 | Melinda Martinez

In June, SpaceX-22 will lift-off — with plant biology projects aboard from labs that trace their roots to NC Space Grant research....

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Making Connections: Space Exploration Advances Health Sciences Research

May 18, 2021 | Lee Cannon

In this guest post, NC State student Reagan Perry explores the intersection of health research and space research....

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NASA Interns Gain Valuable Skills

May 7, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Spring 2021 NC Space Grant-funded NASA interns, Nick Syracause, Arjon Del Rosario, and Danyale Berry share their experiences and words of wisdom....

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Space Ambassador Program for Teachers Opens Again

May 5, 2021 | 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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Amazing Astronaut: Cardman to Share Success at NC Space Symposium

April 12, 2021 | Katie Mosher

Zena Cardman’s love of science is out-of-this world. And that’s exactly where the NASA astronaut will be before long. But first, she will be the keynote speaker for the NC Space Symposium on April 16. ...

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Join the NC Statewide Star Party April 16-17

April 9, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Stargazers of all ages will be part of the 9th annual North Carolina Statewide Star Party on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17. With a theme of the Moon and Mars, the event is...

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NC Space Symposium to Host Astronaut Zena Cardman

March 19, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Registration is open for the 2021 NC Space Symposium on April 16 that will feature a keynote address from NASA astronaut Zena Cardman. Hosted by NC Space Grant, the event will run from 1 to...

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Mars Missions: Tighe Shares Her Perseverance Story

February 10, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Former NC Space Grant scholar, Katherine Tighe, landed her dream job — working on developing technology for future NASA projects looking to deepen our understanding of our solar system. In these excerpts from a conversation...

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From Nash County to NASA

February 2, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

Chad Brown shares his path with NC Space Education Ambassadors As a high school student in Nash County, Chad Brown never imagined that he would be a NASA engineer planning missions to the moon and...

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NC Astronomy Days Boldly Go Virtual: January 25-31

January 25, 2021 | Jordan Prosser

This year, we invite you to see the big picture … of the Universe! Join educators and scientists from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, along with members of the Raleigh Astronomy Club and...

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