NASA intern, 2014
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    Expanding Frontiers is the official newsletter of Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium.

    Here you will find the latest information about Space Grant scholarships and fellowships, internships at NASA Centers and at our partners in private industry, teacher resources, community events and much more.

    This is also where we share stories from our students, alumni, and members. We are always happy to receive news and announcements from the Space Grant community.

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The new WSGC Newsletter for Teachers is out

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Observe the moon, celebrate Earth Science Week, volunteer as a teen leader and help select speaker topics for PSC’s Pacific Science Center Teen Science CafĂ©, and more.

Strengthening the STEM Pipeline

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

EvCC student Amy Felt lands second NASA internship

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 new WSGC Newsletter for Teachers is out

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.

Become a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

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 WSGC newsletter for teachers is out

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

NASA hexacopter

Register now for the 2015 student hexacopter challenge

Start getting your team together now for the 2015 ICESat-2 Mission Hexacopter Engineering Challenge at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. This challenge will task teams of undergraduates with measuring the height of Earth around us, from tree canopies to bodies of water. The challenge is the first of its kind in a yearly series of … Continue reading

NCWIT Summit empowers young women in techology

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

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