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NASA Previews Yearlong Space Station Mission

NASA will hold two briefings Thursday, Jan. 15 at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, to preview the upcoming Expedition 43 mission aboard the International Space Station and the launch of the crew embarking on a yearlong mission. NASA Television and the agency’s website will broadcast the briefings live.

2015 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Prog. (NGFFP)

NASA John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is accepting applications from full-time, qualified STEM faculty in accredited US colleges and universities inclusive of Minority Serving Institutions, for the summer 2015 NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP). The ten-week Fellowship will begin on Monday, June 1, and end on Friday, Aug. 7. The Fellowship is open to US citizens/. Under-represented and under-served faculty members are encouraged to apply. For additional NGFFP information, including application process, please follow Steps 1 through 4 below-

Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity

“Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity” Exhibit Opens in Washington, DC. The National Air and Space Museum's newest exhibition Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity will be open from January 8, 2015 until June 2015. Extra-vehicular activity, or EVA--working outside a spacecraft--changed the nature of human spaceflight. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first ventures outside the spacecraft, this exhibition will present art, photography, artifacts, and personal accounts that relate the continuing story of EVA.

NASA/APL Summer Opportunities at the JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

The NASA/APL Internship Program has been hosting students since 2004, and was previously a part of the NASA Goddard Combined Internships Application. The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) offers summer projects to STEM students interested in working on NASA missions or space-related research opportunities at APL. Students participating in the 2012 NASA/APL Internship Program will work at APL, and will contribute to current and future missions during their assignments in the Space Exploration Sector.

NASA LiftOff 2015 Professional Development Institute

LiftOff 2015


AAC Summer internship opportunity

Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) is seeking college students enrolled in a 4-year bachelors of degree program to participate in a 10 week summer internship in Anchorage and Kodiak, Alaska. There are currently two internships offered based on funding and availability. If you are a US citizen currently enrolled in a STEM degree program in an Alaska institute of higher education please consider applying. The internships will run from May to August, with the exact dates to be determined. Resumes will be accepted until February 28, 2014.

NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP)

The NASA Airborne Science Program invites highly motivated advanced undergraduates majoring in any of the STEM disciplines to apply for participation in the NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP 2015). The purpose of the Student Airborne Research Program is to provide students with hands-on experience in all aspects of a major Earth Science research campaign, from detailed planning on how to achieve mission objectives to formal presentation of results and conclusions to peers and others.