Research Internship Opportunities DEADLINE FEB 1!!
NASA Langley Research Center

Research Internship Opportunities, Summer 2012 Session

The NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) is an “ecosystem” for innovation, problem solving, and creativity. Since 1917, LaRC engineers and scientists have undertaken award-winning research and development efforts to pioneer (1) the future of flight (including entry, descent, and landing) in all atmospheres; (2) the characterization of all atmospheres; (3) space exploration systems and technology; and (4) materials concepts, analysis, and integration. LaRC researchers are also engaged in innovative challenges including atomistic materials; Earth systems science; affordable, safe, and sustainable space exploration; and “green aviation” Continue reading Research Internship Opportunities DEADLINE FEB 1!!

Looking for a project topic??

A  news article in the Washington Post yesterday was about the proposed purple line and the number of homeowners who would have their property
condemned.   The article said that the data on the parcels would be available online. If anyone is interested in a project, an analysis of
the economic/racial makeup of the parcel owners would be interesting.

link to article

link to data

Celebrate MLK by Volunteering

Help clean up Georgetown Pike!!!

Weather permitting, Friend Of Colvin Run Mill will have its quarterly trash pickup day on
Monday, January 16, in celebration of Martin Luther King Day. We will meet
at the Great Falls Library at noon. Volunteers  must be over 18 and should
wear gloves and heavy duty shoes or boots. VDOT has provided orange safety
vests and trash bags.

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NASA DEVELOP National Program Now Accepting Summer and Fall Applications-ages 16 and up

DEVELOP is a NASA Applied Sciences Program training and development internship where students utilize NASA and partner agency satellite data to conduct applied Earth Science research.  Mentored by scientists from NASA and partner agencies, students conduct research projects that demonstrate to community leaders the application and importance of NASA science measurements and predictions in addressing policy issues.  Typical internships last from eight to ten weeks.  DEVELOP offices are located at several NASA facilities as well as regional and academic office locations across the United States.  The NASA center locations are based at Langley Research Center (Virginia), Goddard Space Flight Center (Maryland), Marshall Space Flight Center (Alabama), Stennis Space Center (Mississippi), Ames Research Center (California), and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (California).  The regional and academic offices are located at the Fort Collins Science Center (Colorado), Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (Illinois), Mobile County Health Department (Alabama), Wise County and City of Norton Clerk of Court’s Office (Virginia), and Saint Louis University (Missouri).  There is also an international team located at Monterrey Tech University in Monterrey, Mexico. 

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