November 2014

Nov 1:  Deadline for NASA Postdoctoral Programs Fellowship.  For more information on the application process, go to

Oct 31-Nov 2:  SpaceVision 2014 Conference in Durham, NC at the Sheraton RTP.  This annul event is sponsored by the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS).  Visit their website for more details at

Nov 14:  Q&A teleconference about High Altitude Student Platform (HASP) program and the application process at 10:00 am (Central Time). Groups who have previously flown on HASP as well as new organizations should plan on attending this conference.   To participate, dial in to 1-866-717-2684 a few minutes prior to the conference start time.  When requested, enter the conference ID number 6879021 followed by the # key.

Nov 19:  Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Lunch & Learn meeting from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM in Norfolk, VA.  Session will provide an overvew of funding source and support programs managed by CIT that assist Virginia based technology entrepreneurs and university researchers in the funding of their technology ventures.  Register at or call Robert Brooke for questions at (703) 689-3080.

Nov 21-22:  NCSG fall board meeting and annual student symposium hosted by Dr. Andre Mazzoleni on the campus of NC State University. The meeting and symposium will take place at the McKimmon Center (intersection Western Blvd & Gorman Street).

Nov 22: The State of NC Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS) will take place on Saturday, November 22. Some of our NCSG board members, students, and faculty will be participating in these activities.

Additional information will be sent to you in October for travel (hotel, directions, etc.). Meanwhile, please mark your calendar. If you are not available to attend, please respond to this email or contact Jobi Cook ( or if you plan to send someone to represent you and your university.

November 21, Friday
1-5 pm board meeting

6-7 student poster session
7-9 dinner

November 22, Saturday
8-11 board meeting

9-5 SNCURCS  student poster session

December 2014

Dec 4:  NASA Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), the first unmanned launch of America's new Orion spacecraft aboard a Delta 4 Heavy lift rocket, is currently scheduled for liftoff from the NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Dec 19:  Deadline for submission of High Altitude Student Platform (HASP) applications.

January 2015

February 2015

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

May 2015

May 18-22:  NASA Robotic Mining Competition 2015

June 2015