NCAS gives community college STEM students an authentic NASA experience and encourages them to finish a 2-year degree or transfer to a 4-year university to pursue a NASA-related field or career.
- U.S. citizenship
- High school graduate or equivalent and at least 18 years of age
- Registered at a U.S. community college during the semester of the onsite workshop
- Concurrent enrollment or completion of 9+ hours of STEM coursework
- Able to commit to a 5 week online session
- Internet access
*Please note a non-refundable $35 fee will be collected for the onsite portion to cover materials. To apply click here
The WIA Foundation is pleased to provide four merit-based scholarships to women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering, math or science. The awards will be given to rising juniors or seniors in college, to be applied during the upcoming academic year. Continue reading
Montana State University is hiring for two space-related positions:
1. Research Engineer with the Space Science and Engineering Laboratory to participate in the development of CubeSats, Sounding Rocket Payloads, and High Altitude Balloon Payloads (Bachelor’s Degree required). See: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/15612
2. Postdoc with the eXtreme Gravity Institute (www.montana.edu/xgi/). See: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/14591
The National Space Grant Foundation is currently accepting proposals for the X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge. is a university-level challenge designed to develop strategic partnerships and collaborations with universities. Continue reading
Girls from ages 8 to 17 will be introduced to the career possibilities and amazing lifestyle aviation and aerospace present. Through a host of hands-on activities, speakers, games and more, girls get immersed in all that aviation has to offer. What’s more, it’s all fun! Continue reading
The NASA Office of STEM Engagement is excited to announce a new middle school student initiative to get your students excited about NASA missions and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related fields! Continue reading
The Astronauts Memorial Foundation hosted the first educator conference at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in July 2018. The event was a success and we are pleased to bring you the second annual conference July 24-26, 2019. Registration is now open: http://kennedyconference.org Early bird registration is $295 through February 28. Regular registration is $325 and begins March 1. The conference has limited capacity, so register early to ensure your attendance. Once we reach capacity, we will start a wait list.
NEW in 2019:
- Tours of the Vehicle Assembly Building and Launch Control Center just for our group.
- Guests booking in the dedicated conference hotel block at the Fairfield Inn & Suites – Titusville will enjoy limited complimentary bus transportation from the conference hotel to the conference in the morning, and return to the hotel in the early evening.
- The Big Bang Ball moves to the Apollo / Saturn V Center to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.
- Box lunches are included in registration for all three days of the conference.
- Additional sessions were added throughout the afternoon on Wednesday and Thursday.
- The Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education program will be providing an opportunity for 40 lucky educators to experience a flight over Cape Canaveral! Information to sign-up coming in spring 2019!
- Experience stimulating presentations from NASA astronauts
- Participate in interactive, hands-on sessions with acclaimed teacher specialists
- Tour Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
- Hear first-hand information about the bold future of space exploration including the latest NASA/Commercial collaborations happening right here at KSC
- Who knows, you might even get lucky and experience a launch
- Enjoy the large Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
- Depart at the end of 3 days with ready-to-go lesson plans and creative ideas to infuse your classroom with STEAM and multi-faceted, space-related curriculum content
Eligibility: Attendees MUST 1) be a U.S. Citizen, and 2) be a K-12 formal or informal educator.
Big Bang Ball: Pull out your flashiest space-wear and bling for Thursday night! We are going to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing at the Apollo / Saturn V Center at NASA Kennedy Space Center with a dinner and dancing. If you were at the inaugural Big Bang Ball, you know this is an event not to be missed! This event is included with each paid conference registration. Information to purchase tickets for guests will be made available to registered attendees in March or April.
Add-On Sessions & Tours: Information for add-on opportunities such as Civil Air Patrol Flights, tours, Lunar and Meteorite Certification, guest tickets for the Big Bang Ball, etc. will be provided to registered attendees in March or April.
Payment Options: Payment may be made by credit card or check. If paying by check, an invoice will be emailed to the registrant and the check is due in 14 days from the date of the invoice.
FACEBOOK: Join us on Facebook for the latest updates and to meet fellow attendees: https://www.facebook.com/groups/goforspace/
LAUNCH SCHEDULE: There is always a chance for a launch at Kennedy Space Center! Space Flight Now maintains an updated launch schedule for launches worldwide. Keep an eye on this site as launches are added for Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center: https://spaceflightnow.com/launch-schedule/
It is time to GO FOR SPACE!!
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