December 2014

Dec 5:  NASA Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), the first unmanned launch of America's new Orion spacecraft aboard a Delta 4 Heavy lift rocket, successfully launched from the NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Cape Canaveral, Florida on a two-orbit, 4.5 hour flight.  Spacecraft splash down occurred in Pacific Ocean, and vehicle was retrieved by U.S. Navy for NASA data analysis.

Dec 12:  Application deadline for 2015 Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARP).  For details, visit http://www.rocketcontest.org/webinars.cfm

Dec 15:  Application deadline for NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program.  For details, visit http://ncas.aerospacescholars.org/

Dec 15:  All faculty and student funding opportunities for FY15 are now live at www.ncspacegrant.org.  The deadline to submit proposals and applications is February 27, 2015.

Dec 19:  Deadline for submission of High Altitude Student Platform (HASP) applications.  For details, visit http://laspace.lsu.edu/hasp/Participantinfo.php

January 2015

Jan 12:  Optimus Prime (K-12) Videos must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on January 12, 2015. :  http://itpo.gsfc.nasa.gov/optimus/

February 2015

Feb 15:  Deadline for submission of proposals and applications for NCSG FY15 student/faculty funding opportunities.

March 2015

April 2015

Apritl 10-26, the annual North Carolina Science Festival will be held, with a myriad of events scheduled statewide.  For more details, consult their web site at http://www.ncsciencefestival.org/

May 2015

May 18-22:  NASA Robotic Mining Competition 2015

June 2015