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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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PCR To Hold Aerospace/STEM Workshop In Alaska

Pacific Region Civil Air Patrol will hold an Aerospace/STEM workshop March 11-15 at University of Alaska Anchorage Aviation Technology Division, Merrill Field Airport in Anchorage. The workshop is open to Aerospace Education Officers (AEOs) and Aerospace Education Members (AEMs) and will offer a minimum of 16 hours of hands-on activities...
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Registration Deadline Nears For The American Rocketry Challenge

The registration deadline is approaching for the American Rocketry Challenge 2020, the world's largest rocket contest with almost 5,000 students. Deadline for registration in the national contest is Dec. 1. The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the National Association of Rocketry (NAR) and more than 20 aerospace industry partners sponsor the...
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2020 National AEO School Dates Set

Save the date for the 2020 National Aerospace Education Officer (AEO) School at Pensacola Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida. The school, for AEOs and Aerospace Education Members (AEMs), will be held June 15-19. For planning purposes, Monday's opening session for AEOs should begin at 10 a.m. The Tuesday-Friday sessions...
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2019 Mid-Atlantic Region AEO School

Learn about Aerospace Education, STEM programs and kits and aviation history at the Civil Air Patrol Mid-Atlantic Region Aerospace Education Officer (AEO) School Aug. 23-25 at Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Friday, Aug. 23, will focus on how to be an effective AEO and cover all aspects of...
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Celebrate the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

We celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which included the first steps on the Moon. On the morning of July 16, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins launched aboard a Saturn V rocket. Four days later, July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took the historic first...
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Minn. Unit's High-Altitude Balloon Reaches 95,000 Feet

A Southeast Minnesota Composite Squadron team launched a high-altitude balloon that climbed 95,000 feet and traveled 88 miles away. Team members for the project, part of the Global Space Balloon Challenge, were Maj. Othelmo Da Silva, squadron commander; 2nd Lt. Eric Pool, project officer; and Cadet Airmen Micah Bergen, Joseph...
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2019 National AEO School Registration Opens

The 17th Annual CAP National Aerospace Education Officers School and workshop is open to Aerospace Education Officers (AEOs) and Aerospace Education Members (AEMs). Presentations, hands-on activities, field trips and networking opportunities highlight the week. AEOs attend Monday, June 24 - Friday, June 28. Monday's training covers the duties and responsibilities of the AEO position. AEMs attend Tuesday, June 25 - Friday, June 28*.


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Look Back At 2018's Top Space Stories

InSight's Mars landing led to a selfie and the capture of the sound of wind on Mars. Learn about these and other milestones of Space exploration from 2018. CAP member and astronaut Eric Boe is pictured with astronauts selected for upcoming missions. Read more here.


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