Apply now for 2016 summer internships

Looking for a summer internship? Winter break is a terrific time to update your resume and get your application in order. Applications for NASA and other internships around the country are now open. Many application cycles close in January and early February. Below are a few exciting opportunities to help you get started on your … Continue reading

North Seattle College’s rocketry program takes flight

NSC students and faculty, Mansfield 2015

Last spring, North Seattle College Instructor Tracy Furutani and his students began building two high-powered rockets. Their goal was to successfully launch their rockets and recover the telemetry data obtained by the rockets during flight. The article below is taken from the group’s final report, written by student Amber Hackney. The major outcomes of the … Continue reading

High Altitude Zeppelin Experiment launches successfully

Last April, the UW High Altitude Zeppelin Experiment (HAZE) team successfully launched a high altitude, semi-rigid airship from Moses Lake. The airship was in the air for 120 minutes and landed approximately 10 kilometers northwest of Walla Walla — nearly 135 kilometers away from where it started. “This launch was two years in the making, … Continue reading

Time to think about summer internships

NASA intern, 2014

Applications are beginning to open for undergraduate summer internships around the country. Now is a good time to update your resume and start contacting your professors and research mentors for references. Keep in mind that many application cycles close in January and early February. Below are three exciting opportunities to help you get started on … Continue reading

Register now for the 2015 student hexacopter challenge

NASA hexacopter

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

Three NASA scholarship opportunities open

OSSI website

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

Apply now for 2014 summer internships

WSGC student researchers (photos submitted by participants).

The application season for summer internships is in full swing. NASA and WSGC sponsor a wide variety of opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. National Internships NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative: SOLAR is the main gateway to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to do research with top NASA scientists through more than 20 internship programs. SOLAR applications will … Continue reading

Tips for UW Space Grant scholarship applicants

Applying for the 2014-2015 Space Grant scholarship for incoming freshmen at the University of Washington? This year we are using an online scholarship application. Here are few quick facts to make your application process easier. Eligibility: The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen is open to accomplished high school seniors, Running Start … Continue reading

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