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DARS (Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services) 2022 Drone Camp

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium’s GeoTEd-UAS program teamed up with the Virginia Peninsula Community College (VPCC [formerly Thomas Nelson CC]) in partnership with Virginia’s Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) to conduct two drone camps focused on special needs students from area high schools in Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg/James City County. The …


GeoTEd-UAS Internship Completion

Six community college students and three community college faculty recently completed an intensive internship program conducting UAS research and flight testing. Led by VSGC and funded by the NSF, the GeoTEd-UAS Internship program was in partnership with Virginia Tech's site in the Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS), a multi-university NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center. …

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Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars(VASTS) 2022, Week 1

On June 24, 2022 the VSGC completed week 1 of the Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) Summer Academy. 63 students from high schools all over Virginia participated. Students had the opportunity to work at NASA Langley Research Center including tours of the Landing and Impact Research Facility “Gantry”, the Fabrication Lab, and model …

Preparing the Drone Workforce

Are you interested in starting an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drone education program? Are you interested in expanding and training your workforce? If so, check out this upcoming webinar series: Preparing the Drone Workforce.