Feb 9, 2024
Mark your calendars and make plans to attend the 2024 North Carolina Space Symposium: Explore Earth and Beyond, on Friday, March 22, at the McKimmon Center on NC State University’s campus. Registration is now open and available through March 15, 2024.
Nov 29, 2023
Students from across the state are invited to present their research findings at the North Carolina Space Symposium: Explore Earth and Beyond, to be held in Raleigh on March 22, 2024 by North Carolina Space Grant.
Students must submit their NASA- or STEM-related research abstracts by the deadline, January 26, 2024, to present a poster.
May 18, 2023
On April 21, North Carolina Space Grant hosted its annual NC Space Symposium at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. The Symposium brought together over 200 students and professionals from all over the state of North Carolina to celebrate student research and learn from experts.
Apr 14, 2023
Julie Williams-Byrd will open the NC Space Symposium on April 21 with a talk about her extensive career spanning across multiple disciplines at NASA. As chief technologist at the NASA Langley Research Center, she provides leadership for planning, management and evaluation of new technology development. An inspiration and motivator for students, she is also a proponent for STEM education and engagement. NC Space Grant spoke with Williams-Byrd about her role and passion for STEM mentoring.
Apr 7, 2023
Silicon is a valuable material and has many uses, such as in our devices. However, silicon is not ideal for all use cases. Therefore, scientists have been investigating new materials that can surpass silicon in both new and established technologies. NC Space Grant 2022-23 Graduate Research Fellow, Cullen Walsh, researches two up-and-coming classes of materials. This research could architect a whole new world of materials that surpass silicon in many applications.
Apr 6, 2023
Charlie Blackwell-Thompson is the first woman launch director at NASA. On November 16, 2022, she launched Artemis I, the first in a series of missions bringing human exploration back to the Moon and eventually, Mars.
As the keynote speaker for the NC Space Symposium on April 21, Blackwell-Thompson will share her experiences with students. She spoke with NC Space Grant about her STEM journey and her role in the Artemis missions.
Mar 6, 2023
The 2023 NC Space Symposium will feature presentations by NASA experts, including the Artemis I launch director, as well as talks by student researchers and industry professionals. Make plans now to join NC Space Grant on Friday, April 21, at the McKimmon Center on NC State’s campus. Registration is now open and available through April 15.
Jan 17, 2023
NC Space Grant is requesting students to share their research via posters at the NC Space Symposium.
Mar 24, 2022
A NASA official, plus agency and industry experts, will join NC Space Grant student researchers for the 2022 NC Space Symposium April 8.
Apr 12, 2021
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…