Events and Announcements

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High Altitude Balloon Academy at Central Washington University

A Math and Science Intensive Overnight Academy Students will plan, build and pre-launch a high altitude balloon. Participants will learn about flight, sensors, payloads, and ballooning through hands-on activities.​ Who: Students 15-16 years old When: July 29th – August 3rd, 2018 Where: Central Washington University Cost: FREE Applications requested by May 25, 2018 For more […]

Red-Tailed Hawks FLY Program 2018

Two weeks of flying! The Red-Tailed Hawks FLY program is geared toward providing underrepresented groups the opportunity to learn about flight and aviation science. For 2018, the program is being run from July 14 through the 28th. Applications for the program are due May 15th, and cadet selections will be made by June 1st. Early […]

STEM Bridge Program at Everett Community College

Free Summer Science Classes Everett Community College is offering free summer science classes for qualifying high school seniors through a NASA-funded grant program. Students enrolled in this program receive: • Full tuition, fees, and books for summer quarter 2018 • Financial aid coaching • Personalized advising • Career exploration field trips • 12-14 college credits […]

Apply now for NESSP Regional Summits

Applications for NESSP’s 2018 STEM educator summits are still open. [row][col size=m6] Our education summits will bring together formal and informal educators to discuss and be trained in engaging hands-on activities with a culturally relevant focus designed to motivate and enable middle and high school students to be more successful in science, technology engineering and […]

Apply Now for NESSP Regional Summits and Teacher Workshops

Applications for NESSP’s 2018 STEM educator summits and teacher training workshops are now open. The first summit — Expanding NASA Opportunities for Native American and Alaska Native Learners — will be held June 25-29, 2018 in Ellensburg, WA. The second summit — Expanding NASA Opportunities for Underserved Communities Summit — will be held July 10-14, 2018 in Seattle, WA. […]

Expanding NASA Opportunities for Native American and Alaska Native Learners — Ellensburg, June 2018

Whether you are a classroom teacher or work with after-school and out-of-school programs, the Expanding NASA Opportunities for Native American and Alaska Native Learners Summit will help you create and implement new hands-on learning opportunities for students underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The summit will be held in Ellensburg, WA from June 25 – […]

Expanding NASA Opportunities for Underserved Communities Summit — Seattle, 2018

Whether you are a classroom teacher or work with after-school and out-of-school programs, the Expanding NASA Opportunities for Underserved Communities Summit will help you create and implement new hands-on learning opportunities for students underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The summit will be held in Seattle from July 10 – 14, 2018. Lodging […]

Native American youth launch high-altitude balloons for unique perspective on solar eclipse

While many people across the country donned viewing glasses and prepared to watch Monday’s solar eclipse, a group of 100 teenagers from tribes across the Pacific Northwest launched balloons thousands of feet into the air, gaining a novel perspective of the eclipse — and the chance to send meaningful artifacts to the edge of space during a memorable moment in history.

Black Pilots of America Legacy Gala

Come dance with us at the BPA Legacy Gala on Saturday, August 19th, 6-11 pm, at the Future of Flight Aviation Center, Paine Field (PAE). For the first time, the National Meeting of Black Pilots of America is coming to Washington and we are celebrating this historic event with dining and dancing. See the flyer […]

Red-Tailed Hawk Day Camp

Applications are now open for the Red-Tailed Hawk Day camp. The camp is free for students in 6th – 12th grade. Camp begins July 22nd and the application period closes June 17th. See the RTH Aviation Day Camp 2017 Flyer for contact info and application details.