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2023 LCATS COHORT  – WHAT IS LCATS?

2023 LCATS COHORT – WHAT IS LCATS?

The Lunar Caves Analog Test Sites program, called LCATS, builds on the discovery of underground pits on the moon in 2009 — 500-feet-wide holes on the surface of the moon — allowing students to explore the science behind the possibilities of using them as shelters for...

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2022 Lunar Habitat Design Competition Award Ceremony

2022 Lunar Habitat Design Competition Award Ceremony

On May 14th, 2022, the 8 finalists of the New Worlds Await You Lunar Lava Tube Habitat Design Competition presented their final products to their judges, watched insightful videos from exhibitors, heard from guest speaker Ginger Barnes, and won placement awards! We...

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New Worlds Await You – 8 Teams Advancing to Finals !

New Worlds Await You – 8 Teams Advancing to Finals !

New Worlds Await You is proud to announce the Top 8 teams who have advanced to the Final Round of Competition. All NWAY teams have been working hard this semester to design and build a 3D model of a Lunar Habitat within a Lunar Lava Tube. These creative middle school...

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LCATS Students Live Q&A with ISS Crew

LCATS Students Live Q&A with ISS Crew

Real-time Q&A session between the LCATS Students and the International Space Station (ISS) Crew reinforces to our young minds that their future as next-generation innovators in space technology is well within their reach! On July 28, over 100 students and their...

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WEX Foundation promotes national STEM learning program

WEX Foundation promotes national STEM learning program

WEX Foundation is pleased to announce finalization of a new grant award received from NASA valued at $750K. The "New Worlds Await You - National STEM Challenges for Student Space Exploration" STEM engagement program targets at-risk middle school students in urban and...

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Out of this World

Out of this World

The New Worlds Await You program will feature a national network of after-school clubs that focus on science, technology, engineering and math in space exploration and architecture activities for middle school students. Read the full article here.

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