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/

Jan 14:  Application period open for two student funding opportunties: 

(1) NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program.  Details at http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/descriptions/NASA_Aeronautics_Scholarship_Program.html#.VLU_S2MkSSo

(2) NASA MUREP Scholarship.  Details at http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/murep/home/index.html#.VLU_8mMkSSo

Jan 15:  Application period opens (thru March 6th)  for $30K Innovation challenge, sponsored by the The Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, the National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for National and Community Service.  More details at the following link:    http://www.sychallenge.org/apply/

February 2015

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

March 2015

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.