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

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

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

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

Apply now for 2014 national internships

The application season for summer internships is in full swing. NASA and its partners sponsor a wide variety of programs for graduate and undergraduate students to participate in hands-on, cutting edge science and engineering projects. NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative: SOLAR is the main gateway to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to do research with top NASA scientists. … Continue reading

Pacific Science Center exhibit shines spotlight on research by local NASA scientists

Many scientists working in the fields of space physics and planetary science (myself included) grew up looking up at the stars and wondering what was out there. Asked what we wanted to do when we grew up, we would say: “I want to explore the solar system and help send people to other planets.” Now … Continue reading

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