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NASA Weekly Highlights!

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Featured, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Here are NASA’s latest weekly highlights from the week of April 18th!  SMD Weekly Highlights (4 18 14)...

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Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund 2014 Travel Grants Announced!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Deadlines, News | 0 comments

The Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund is pleased to announce the first of two 2014 Travel Grant application opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in fields of space science and engineering. The Travel Grants, in the amount of $500, enable student recipients to attend professional meetings to present their research.  The first 2014 Travel Grant application deadline is May 15, 2014.  Jerry Soffen, a biologist by training, led a distinguished career in NASA, including serving as the Project Scientist for Viking and as an architect for the NASA Astrobiology Institute. The Travel Grant continues Jerry’s dedication to educating and involving future generations in space science and engineering pursuits.  The electronic application materials and instructions are located on the Soffen Fund website: http://SoffenFund.org Questions regarding the application or application process may be sent to: info@SoffenFund.org...

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NASA Education Express: Upcoming Spring and Summer Events 2014

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Deadlines, News | 0 comments

Check out the following NASA opportunities for the education community. Full descriptions are listed below. Free Education Webinar Series from NASA Educator Professional Development Audience: K-12 and Informal Educators Next Webinar Date: April 24, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. EDT NASA’s Digital Learning Network™ Event — Mission Mars Virtual Field Trip Audience: All Educators and Students Event Date: Friday, April 25, 2014, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT Live Video Chat for Students — LADEE: New Look at the Moon — No Cheese, Plenty of Dust and an Atmosphere! Audience: Grades 5-10 Students and Educators Event Date: April 28, 2014, at 1 p.m. EDT NASA’s Digital Learning Network™ Event — Chat with an Engineer En Español Audience: Spanish-speaking Educators and Students Event Date: April 30, 2014, 1 – 2 p.m. EDT 2015 eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge Audience: Higher Education...

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