Teams Selected for NC Space Grant 2019-20 Team Experience and Competition Award

November 13, 2019 | Lee Cannon

NC Space Grant is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Team Experience and Competition Awards, which help undergraduate teams participate in STEM competitions. ...

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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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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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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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Durham Tech Swarms NASA for Incredible Competition Wins

April 25, 2018 | Sandy Canfield

The Third Annual Swarmathon took place from April 17 to 19, 2018 at NASA Kennedy Space Center. The NASA Swarmathon challenges students to develop cooperative robotics to revolutionize space exploration. Students competed to develop search...

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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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Reduced Gravity Office's Education Fligh Week - Minority University Research Education Program (MUREP). GROUP B. Flight Day 3. Photo Date: July 15, 2014. Location: Ellington Field - C9 Aircraft. Photographer: Robert Markowitz

Exploring New Horizons: Space Grant is on the Move

December 11, 2017 | Katie Mosher

ABOVE: Students from UNC Pembroke experienced weightlessness aboard a NASA KC-135 during a research mission. Photo courtesy UNC Pembroke. By Katie Mosher North Carolina Space Grant is launching efforts to strengthen current collaborations and to...

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