February 2015

Feb 15:  FAA issued new press release on DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems.  Details at:  https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=18295

Feb 17:  NASA "Women in STEM: STEM in the Global Science Community" forum from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. EST.  The event will be broadcast for the public on NASA TV.  For video streaming information visit:  http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv

Feb 25:  Class from local Raleigh Montessori School visits NCSG and tours NCSU School of Engineering facilities. [Note:  This event was postponed due to inclimate weather]

Feb 26-28:  Spring 2015 National Council of Space Grant Directors Meeting in Crystal City, Virginia.

Feb 27:  Deadline for submission of proposals and applications for NCSG FY15 student/faculty funding opportunities.

Feb 28:  Deadline for application to NASA/Applied Physics Laboratory Summer Internship 2015.  Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate Students.  For details visit:  https://dnnpro.outer.jhuapl.edu/aplnasaintern/Home.aspx

March 2015

Mar 4:  Email notice distributed to all campus directors about a student internship opportunity with Juxtopia.  Interested parties should contact Dr. Jayfus Doswell at:  jayfus@juxtopia.com

Mar 6:  Deadline for submission of applications for $30K Innovation challenge.

Mar 6:  IEEE seminar on robotics will be hosted by UNC-Charlotte in Charotte, NC.  Details at   

Mar 31:  Deadline for NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program applications.

Mar 31:  Deadline for NASA MUREP Scholarship applications.

April 2015

April 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/

April 18:  Community College high altitude balloon launch.  (Rain date will be April 19th). 

May 2015

May 1:  Registration deadline for NASA RockOn 2015 workshop.

May 18-22:  NASA Robotic Mining Competition 2015

June 2015

June 20-25  NASA RockOn 2015 workshop, in conjunction with the Colorado and Virginia Space Grant Consortia, will be held at the NASA Wallops Flight Facilty (WFF) on Wallops Island, Virginia.