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NASA Around the World: Interns Teach Virtual Lessons in Kenya
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Video Credit: NASA/Dennis Brown, TechLit Africa When it comes to inspiring the next generation, NASA interns know no bounds. Interns at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland taught students 7,600 miles away in Mogotio, Kenya, but thanks to technology, they…

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Students Across US to Hear from NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station
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Editor’s note: This media advisory was updated May 20, 2024, to reflect the Earth-to-space call now is at 11:15 a.m. EDT May 21, 2024. Students of a volunteer service organization will have the opportunity next week to hear from NASA…

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NASA Awards Expand Research Capabilities at Institutions Nationwide
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NASA is awarding approximately $45 million to 21 higher-education institutions to help build capacity for research. The awards were made possible through the Minority University Research and Education Project Institutional Research Opportunity (MIRO) and Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)…

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Arizona, New York Students to Hear from NASA Astronauts Aboard Station
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Students from Arizona and New York will have separate opportunities next week to hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station. At 12:10 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 14, NASA astronauts Jeanette Epps and Tracy C. Dyson will answer prerecorded…

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NASA Challenge Gives Artemis Generation Coders a Chance to Shine
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NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement selected seven student teams to participate in a culminating event for the 2024 App Development Challenge (ADC), one of the agency’s Artemis Student Challenges, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston from April 15-18, 2024.…

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NASA Grants Support Academic Collaborations for STEM Student Success
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NASA has awarded $3.9 million to 13 teams at under-resourced academic institutions across the country, to support collaborative projects with NASA that offer students mentorship and career development in science, technology, engineering, and math. This is the second round of…

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NASA Finds New Homes for Artemis Generation of ‘Moon Trees’ Across US
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After careful review of hundreds of applications, NASA has selected organizations from across the country to receive ‘Moon Tree’ seedlings that flew around the Moon on the agency’s Artemis I mission in 2022, to plant in their communities. Notifications to…

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Washington State High Schooler Wins 2024 NASA Student Art Contest
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A 12th grade artist with a passion for NASA and space took home the top prize for the 2024 NASA Student Art Contest, a nationwide competition hosted by NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Esther Lee, of Washington State,…

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NASA Glenn Joins Big Hoopla STEM Challenge
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NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland joined in the adventure of the Big Hoopla STEM Challenge held at the Dayton Convention Center on March 17. The free family event for kids (K-8) tied together the excitement of college basketball and…

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NASA Mentors, Students Rock FIRST Buckeye Regional 
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NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland supported the 25th annual FIRST Robotics Buckeye Regional Competition, March 20 to 23, at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center. Fifty-five teams of high school students competed in the robotics competition, which aims to inspire…

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