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Latest news from the Hawaii Space Grant Ohana*|
-- 2015 --
- July 24, 2015 -
Great local coverage of the UH collaborative Project Imua continues as the team prepares for the first-ever launch of a UHCC payload into space scheduled for August 11, 2015 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. Watch Project Imua students on KHON TV morning show.
Pictured left to right: Marcus Yamaguchi (KauCC), Kala'imoana Garcia (KapCC), Suraj Mehta (HonCC), and Elena Barbour (WinCC) with KHON's Trini Kaopuiki.
- July 16, 2015 -
The UH collaborative Project Imua is in the news again as the August launch at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility grows nearer. For more, please see the UH News Release: Project Imua Takes Education Out of This Atmosphere. Several students involved in the project will be interviewed on local TV in the upcoming weeks. Project Imua is supported by UH Mānoa, the main Hawaii Space Grant Consortium campus, which provides technical assistance through Hawaii Space Flight Laboratory resources and personnel.
- June 26, 2015 -
- June 23, 2015 -
University of Hawaii Community College students, supported by Hawaii Space Grant Consortium and mentored by Hervé Collin, participated in the 2015 CanSat competition earlier this month in Texas. An event attracting international university and college students, the team from Kapiolani Community College placed 6th out of 42 teams. Congratulations! For more, please see the CanSat Competition website.
- February 25, 2015 -
Congratulations to Kapiolani Community College student and Fall 2014 HSGC Trainee, Bryson Racoma, who won a First Place Award for his poster presentation in the Technology and Engineering category at the 2015 Emerging Researchers National Conference (ERN) in STEM held February 19-21 in Washington D.C. The conference is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Education and Human Resources Programs, and the National Science Foundation's Division of Human Resource Development. Please see the KCC STEM Program News Release and photo and the ERN website for more information.
- January 29, 2015 -
With deep sadness, we share the news of B. Ray Hawke's passing on January 24, 2015. He was HSGC Associate Director for Outreach, a tireless advocate for lunar activity, researcher, teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend—Dr. Hawke will be truly missed. We offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends. A memorial gathering will be held in the Pacific Regional Planetary Data Center (POST building, room 544) on February 15 at 3:00 p.m. Please see the PRPDC page for more information. A remembrance written by Paul Spudis (Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston) posted at www.airspacemag.com recounts many scientific endeavors.
- January 24, 2015 -
Hawaii Space Grant Consortium was proud to again co-sponsor the Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day, an annual event in Hilo honoring Hawaii's native son. Additional co-sponsors are the American Savings Bank, The Onizuka Memorial Committee, the Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Space Center, the Onizuka family, the University of Hawaii-Hilo (UHH), and UHH Conference Center, with the support of the Hilo High School Key Club, Waiakea High School Key Club, the Thirty Meter Telescope, and the Zonta Club of Hilo. This year's event, the 15th annual, featured 18 workshops, displays by organizations and companies, and a special keynote address by JAXA Astronaut Koichi Wakata. The day's closing assembly featured the VEX IQ Robotics Finals and special speaker Kaialii Kahele, pilot with Hawaiian Air and Hawaii Air National Guard.|
- January 7, 2015 -
Students are reminded that applications for undergraduate fellowships, traineeships, and Project Imua/RockSat traineeships are available on our Fellowships and Traineeships page.
* Ohana is the Hawaiian word for family, encompassing all the people, related or not, who come together to help achieve a better life.