August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse
Check out this photo stream of McKinley Technology High School students using official NASA eclipse glasses provided by DC Space Grant. The students really enjoyed viewing the event safely! Many thanks to Biology and Biotechnology teacher Sherry Richardson for distributing the glasses and for inspiring the students! https://flic.kr/ps/3pKRbY


1st Annual NASA Undergraduate Research Student Symposium at Trinity Washington University
On August 15, 2017, DCSGC supported students at Trinity Washington University presented on their amazing research projects.  The event was held at Trinity Washington University, and was attended by DCSGC Assistant Director Megan Kemble and Program Manager, Eric Day.


Solar System Exploration Pre-Service Teacher Institute
Pictured below are DC Space Grant supported Howard University pre-service STEM teachers who completed a week-long workshop in July 2017 at the Solar System Exploration Pre-service Teacher Institute which took place at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, TX. The workshop was a great success and we are very proud of these soon-to-be STEM teachers who will be inspiring the next generation!


American University STEM Faculty Summer Research Opportunity
This research competion is open to AU STEM faculty members who wish to conduct research with a student over the summer.  The Summer 2017 application deadline has passed.  Check back in March 2018 for the Summer 2018 application.

National Council of NASA Space Grant Directors Meeting

In March 2017, The DC Space Grant Consortium hosted the National Council of NASA Space Grant Directors' Spring Meeting for the 17th consecutive year. 

Katherine Johnson was selected as the recipient of the 2017 National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award.  The ceremony took place on the evening of Friday, March 4, 2017.  Please visit http://spacegrant.org/nsgdsa to learn more about the National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award.