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Check out what's happening in CAP Aerospace Education

This year has brought much change because of the impacts of COVID-19, but Civil Air Patrol's Aerospace Education mission has been at work in new ways. Before the shutdown, our programs topped many previous records. We will go into 2021 with new opportunities on the horizon. Take a look at...
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Rocky Mountain Region to present free online AEO School

Rocky Mountain Region will present a free, one-day online AEO School via Google Meet from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (MDT) August 29. This course is geared to CAP senior members in the AE Specialty Track. Another online course targeted for Aerospace Education Members (AEMs) is in the early planning...
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NASA to launch Mars 2020 Perseverance rover this week

NASA/JPL-Caltech An artist's concept of the Mars 2020 Perseverance on the Red Planet At 7:50 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 30, NASA will launch its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41 in Florida to start its almost seven-month journey to the Red Planet....
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Dragon Endeavour docks successfully at ISS

NASA photo NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley launched aboard a SpaceX vehicle from Kennedy Space Center Saturday, making history as the first humans to launch from American soil since 2011. June 1, 2020 Astronauts Robert Benhken and Douglas Hurley docked with the International Space Station Sunday via the...
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NASA, SpaceX scrub Demo-2 launch

3:21 (CDT) Due to unfavorable weather conditions, NASA and SpaceX have scrubbed today's launch of the Demo-2 test flight to the International Space Station that would have been the first flight carrying astronauts from U.S. soil since 2011. The crew, astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, were to take off...
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SpaceX set to launch astronauts from U.S. soil for first time since 2011

NASA photo NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission will return U.S. human spaceflight to the International Space Station from U.S. soil with astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley on an American rocket and spacecraft for the first time since 2011. 3 p.m. (CDT) History is set to be made today. NASA's SpaceX...
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Cadets Invited To Virtual Military Pilot Panel

An upcoming Zoom panel will give participants, including cadets and students, the opportunity to ask questions of active duty military pilots. According to Lt. Col. Alan Frazier, North Dakota Wing director of operations, from 7 to 8:30 May 20, the North Dakota Wing and University of North Dakota (UND) Aerospace...
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2020 On-Site National AEO School Canceled

NOTICE: The on-site 2020 National AEO School in Pensacola, Florida, has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. An online version of the school will be offered at no charge later this summer. Details will be released as soon as they are finalized.
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Applications Open for AOPA Flight Training Scholarships

Aerospace/STEM educators are invited to apply for an AOPA flight training scholarship supported by AOPA Foundation funds, and the deadlines are approaching. Eligible educators are those who are teaching the AOPA High School Aviation STEM Curriculum and are interested in pursuing a primary pilot certificate such a as private, sport...
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