Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium received an additional NASA grant of just under $500,000 to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at our state’s community colleges and technical schools. The proposal was ranked third among the 35 winning proposals. Collaborators include the University of Washington, Central Washington University, Northwest … Continue reading
For Everett Community College student Amy Felt, a second internship at NASA Kennedy Space Center has meant a chance to work in the Cryogenics Test Laboratory and stretch her engineering skills in new directions. “The Cryogenics Test Laboratory has a one-of-a kind capability for research, development and application of cross-cutting technologies,” she explained. “The overall … Continue reading
The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Get involved in authentic astronomical research, send your name to asteroid Bennu, and more.
Are you a community college student who dreams of having a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)? Does it sound like fun to work on projects and share ideas with NASA engineers, educators, and scientists? Become a National Community College Aerospace Scholar and explore your future. The program consists of 12 weeks of … Continue reading
The July issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Register now for RoboClimb 2014, the fourth annual ISEC Space Elevator Youth Robotics Competition, and attend their July 26 workshop for design tips and hands-on help. Download one of five citizen science apps and bring the excitement of research into the outdoors, plus an online … Continue reading
In May, WSGC scholar Karolina Pyszkiewicz was selected student ambassador to the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Summit 2014 in southern California. This event brought together over 700 industry professionals to discuss gender issues in computing and ways to encourage more women to enter the technology field. Before leaving for her summer … Continue reading
The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Register now for RoboClimb 2014, the fourth annual ISEC Space Elevator Youth Robotics Competition. Learn how to take the thrills of hands-on rocketry into the classroom through a professional development workshop at the Museum of Flight, and more.
Applications for three different NASA scholarships are now open to those planning to major in science, technology, engineering or math. The application deadlines are May 16, 2014. NASA Scholars Eligible students include graduating high school seniors, undergraduates who will complete their undergraduate degree in Spring 2016 or later, and community college students with at least … Continue reading