News/Event Calendar


EVENT CALENDAR

October 2014

Call for Payloads (CFP) for the September 2015 flight of the High Altitude Student Platform (HASP) program.  Submission deadline is Dec 19.

Details about previous HASP flights and the student payloads flown can be found on the “Flight Information” page of the HASP website at http://laspace.lsu.edu/hasp/Flightinfo.php    

Details on the payload constraints and interface with HASP as well as online access to the CFP materials can be found on the “Participant Info” page of the HASP website at http://laspace.lsu.edu/hasp/Participantinfo.php

Oct 24 at 7:52 p.m. Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket launch from Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) in Virginia on a commercial mission to re-supply the International Space Station (ISS).  This mission will also carry 18 student payloads as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP).  Note that as with all planned launch dates, this  date is subject to change, so for most current updates on launch consult the Wallops web site at http://www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/home/

Oct 30-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  https://spacevision.seds.org/

November 2014

Nov 1:  Deadline for NASA Postdoctoral Programs Fellowship.  For more information on the application process, go to http://nasa.orau.org/postdoc/

Oct 30-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  https://spacevision.seds.org/

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 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 (jobi_cook@ncsu.edu) 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


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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