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SPACE EDUCATION
and Inspiring
FUTURE
SCIENTISTS

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• BAE Systems of NA • Community CollegeSystem of NH • Dartmouth College
• FIRST
• McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center • Mount Washington Observatory • Plymouth State Univ.
• The Margret and H.A. Rey Center • UNH (NHSGC office) NH Affiliates across New Hampshire... Contact NHSGC...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM (NHSGC) brings together NH's educational and scientific communities to foster public interest in science education, scholarship, and research.

Funded by NASA, the consortium supports nine New Hampshire affiliate institutions and thousands of teachers, students, faculty, and citizens interested in the sciences, in space science, and in inspiring future scientists. Read more…

 New Hampshire Space Grant News & Events . . .
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Sidewalk Astronomy
With the NH Astronomical Society, Market Sq., Portsmouth, NH, Sat., Nov. 29, 6-10pm. Info…
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"A Hotel Goes to Peace, Not War," Fri., Dec. 5, 7pm, at the Rey Ctr., Waterville Valley. Info…
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Homeschool Science Program
Mercury and Venus, Thurs. Dec. 11,
1-3pm, McAuliffe Shepard Disc. Center. Info…
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Meet our UNH Space Grant Fellows
Announcing our new NHSGC-supported UNH graduate fellows. Meet the 2014-15 fellows...
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MWO Distance Learning
Did you know that the Mt. Washington Observatory offers distance learning programs on climate, weather, and more? Info...
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NH Hotspots Road Trips
Student Opportunities
Summer Internship Opportunity
Dept. of Energy National Laboratories

Opportunities for direct engagement in scientific research and technology at Dept. of Energy Labs/Facilities. Open to undergraduate students enrolled at community colleges and/or four-year institutions, and for visiting faculty. The three programs accepting applications are:
• Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships  Read more...
• Community College Internships  Read more...
• Visiting Faculty Program  Read more...
Application Deadline: Jan. 9, 2015, 5pm ET
NASA's 6th Annual Robotic Mining Competition
Registration is now open the NASA Robotic Mining Competition, a challenge for university-level students to design and build a mining robot that can traverse simulated Martian chaotic terrain, excavate Martian regolith, and deposit it into a collector bin. Regolith collection time: 10 mins.
For more information and registration...
Call for Student Payloads: High Altitude Student Platform (HASP)
NASA Balloon Program Office and Louisiana Space Consortium are soliciting student groups to apply for a "seat" on the 2015 HASP flight. Teleconference: Nov. 14. Applications due December 19, 2014.
For more information and registration...
3D Printing in Space Challenge
Challenging students in grades K-12 to design a space tool to be 3D printed.
Create and submit a digital 3D model of a tool that you think astronauts need in space. If you win, your design will become a part of space history as one of the first things ever to be 3D Printed in Space.
Entry deadline: December 15, 2014. Read more...
NASA CubeSat Launch Initiative
The NASA CubeSat initiative, part of the White House Maker Initiative, gives students, teachers and faculty a chance for hands-on flight hardware and development experience. Designing, building and operating small research satellites opens up a low-cost pathway to space for research in science, exploration, tech. development, education or operations related to NASA's strategic plan. Selected experiments will be flown as auxiliary payloads on agency rocket launches or deployed from the International Space Station (ISS).
Application deadline: November 25, 2014, 4:40pm, EST. Read more...
University Design Competition
Issues Facing Airports: An Airport Cooperative Research Competition

Sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration, the competition challenges both individuals and teams of undergraduate and graduate students with a faculty advisor to address issues facing airports and the National Airspace System. The four broad challenge areas, guidelines for the 2014-15 competition, and resources, are posted on the competiton website, below. Submissions are due April 30, 2015.
More information, challenges, and 2014-15 guidelines...

Educator Workshops
NASA Stennis Educator Workshops
NASA Educator Resource Center at Stennis Space Center (Pearlington, MS) is offering professional development workshops for K-12 educators. Teachers can receive CEUs. Workshops are free. Topics: physical science, life science, biology, mathematics, technology, engineering and more. Workshop schedule and info...
Educator Workshop (K-Higher Ed)
The History of Winter (HOW)

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Cryospheric education program for K-Higher Education educators, in collaboration with Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), is offering a winter workshop focused on the world of cryospheric science research. Workshop date: February 15-21, 2015.
For more information and to apply...