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Gateways to Blue Skies: Airports of Tomorrow NASA Internship & competition


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Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
In the all-new Gateways to Blue Skies: Airports of Tomorrow Undergraduate and Graduate competition from NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. Teams are asked to propose designs for external elements of airports to accommodate climate-friendly aviation technologies of the future. These incoming technologies will demand overhauls or updates to existing airport infrastructure; teams, with their faculty advisors, will supply innovative solutions to this future NASA and aviation industry challenge! Blue Skies projects allow students to extend their coursework into real-world design concepts and work together in a team environment.

Eligibility: Blue Skies is open to undergraduate and graduate university-level students studying fields with applications to airport infrastructure and climate change (ie: engineering, planning, architecture, environmental science, sustainability). Interdisciplinary teams are encouraged. Program is open to U.S. Citizens only.

Stipend: Up to 8 teams may be chosen to compete at the Blue Skies Forum in Hampton, VA in June. Finalist teams receive a monetary award ($6,000) to facilitate full participation in the Blue Skies Forum. Winning team members will be offered NASA internships available for any semester in the year following the competition.

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upcoming deadline

Application Deadline: 3/3/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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NASA (Lead)
National Institute of Aerospace (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aerospace Engineering
Architecture
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Operations Research
STEM Fields
Sustainability
Transportation Systems
Urban Planning & Design

Keywords:
Aviation & Avionics
Climate Change
Emerging Technology
Engineered Environments
Green Energy
Mechanical Engineering
Sustainable Development
Sustainable Engineering
Transportation Technology & Planning
Urban Environmental Sustainability

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This program is funded by:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


Page last updated 11/16/2021
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