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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-

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


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.

Alaska Research CubeSat (ARC) Selected for Launch

The Alaska Research CubeSat (ARC) satellite is one of 12 CubeSat payloads selected for launch under the NASA CubeSat Launch Initiative ( This satellite is being developed through the Alaska Space Grant sponsored Space Systems Engineering Program (SSEP) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF).