NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program

WASHINGTON -- NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is accepting scholarship applications from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year. The application deadline is Jan. 14, 2013. NASA expects to award 20 undergraduate and five graduate scholarships to students in an aeronautical engineering program or related field. Undergraduate students who have at least two years of study remaining will receive up to $15,000 per year for two years and the opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend by interning at a NASA research center during the summer.

Zero Robotics High School Tournament 2012

NASA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology's, or MIT's, Space Systems Laboratory are proud to announce that the next Zero Robotics High School Tournament will take place this fall, offering high school students the opportunity to design experiments that will be tested in space.

International Space Station Research Competition

Space Florida, the State of Florida’s spaceport authority and aerospace economic development organization, and NanoRacks, LLC, have announced a partnership to host the Space Florida International Space Station (ISS) Research Competition. As part of this program, NanoRacks will provide up to eight Payload Box Units (NanoLabs) that will fly payloads to the ISS, with scientific research that will be conducted on board the U.S. National Lab. Space Florida will cover the costs of research payload transportation to the ISS for the eight winning applicants.

UCF Seeks Director For Space Institute

The Florida Space Institute (FSI) of the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks applications and nominations for its Director. FSI’s charter is to support space research, development, and education activities within UCF and the broader State of Florida, and secondarily to support the development of Florida’s space economy—-civil, defense, and commercial.

MEI Technologies Now Hiring

MEI Technologies prides itself on employing some of the brightest, most experienced engineering and technology experts in the nation.

Science Speakers Program

Teachers in the Tucson area select which presentation they're interested in, and use the online list to contact the speaker. Once the teacher and speaker agree on a time and date, the speaker visits the classroom and gives their listed talk. This directory is organized according to presentation topic and topics are cross-listed under appropriate categories.

AIAA/Space Grant Kid's Club

Kids Club is a science-oriented program aimed at children aged 8 - 12 geared to promote and encourage interest in all areas of science and mathematics.

Laser System Scientist Position Opening

The Energy Dynamics Lab seeks an Applied Laser Systems Scientist.  Major responsibilities will be to design and implement novel laser based sensor systems. Requires PhD in Physics, Chemistry or field related to applied laser spectroscopy.  5 or more years experience as an integrator of photonics systems, analog/digital electronics, and data automation.

Lunabotics Mining Competition

NASA is challenging U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate student teams to design and build a telerobotic or autonomous excavator, called a Lunabot, that could be used on the moon.  The Lunabot must be able to mine and deposit a minimum of 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of lunar simulant in 10 minutes.  The scoring for the Mining Category requires teams to consider a number of design and operation factors such as dust tolerance and projection, communications, vehicle mass, energy/power required and autonomy.

FAA Design Competition for Universities

The FAA’s Design Competition for Universities is offered for the 2012 – 2013 academic year and includes a new Design Challenge Innovative Application of FAA Data. 


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