NASA Activities 2016




Nov. 16, 2016

UNT teams up with NASA

UNT Teams Up With NASA

UNT's IITTL and NASA are undertaking a mission to promote interest in space science.

Read the UNT NASA HEC News Release

Nov. 10, 2016

HEC Open House

HEC Open House

During The NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium (HEC) Open House, UNT and Sanger colleagues had the opportunity to learn more about featured STEM innovations activities. Troy Cline, Educational Technologist at NASA, presented.

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October 8, 2016 

Photo of half moon

International Observe the Moon Night

Half moon with craters was photographed at 10:00 P.M on October 8, 2016, near Sanger, TX. Coordinates: 33.37 North Latitude, -97.21 Longitude .

October 7, 2016

TAMS students working on project

TAMS Research Assistants

TAMS (Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science) research assistants in Design Research Laboratory supporting Going Green! Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World and NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium projects.

Oct. 4, 2016

Research Assistant Samson Lepcha

HEC Poster Design

STEM Innovation graduate student researcher, Samson Den Lepcha, refining template for NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium poster.

September 23, 2016

VR demonstration at Digital Fabrication Symposium at Willis Library

The Factory at Willis Library

UNT Willis Library Introduced "The Factory" to students, staff, and faculty. They offer workshops on 3D modeling, 3D printing, Animation, Arduino, Circuitry, DSLR Photography, Go Pro, Laser cutting, VR, Photo Editing, Robotics, Soldering, Weaving, and more.

Visit their webpage for more information.

August 29-31, 2016

NASA HEC Meeting

Drs. Knezek and Christensen attended and participated in the first group meeting at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Partners involved in the Heliophysics Education Consortium were introduced and technology applications were explored for project related activities.