The new WSGC Newsletter for Teachers is out

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Learn about NASA climate change resources for your classroom, get lesson ideas for adding aeronautics to introductory physics, and hear and see a preview of the “Origins: Life and the Universe” concert coming up in November.

The new WSGC Newsletter for Teachers is out

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Learn how to bring engineering design principles into your classroom, help map global soil moisture, enjoy the ISEC Family Science Fest at the Museum pf Flight and more.

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

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 Café, 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.

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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