NASA Space Grant Awarded for Drone Project

NASA Space Grant Awarded for Drone Project

by Gurtaj Grewal

This article was originally published in The Eagle’s Call, the official newspaper of Woodland Community College on March 20, 2017.

Earlier this semester, Woodland Community College was awarded a prestigious NASA Space Grant for a drone project designed by WCC students and Math Professor Shawn Lanier. According to Prof. Lanier, the California Space Grant Consortium Project was a grant offered to community colleges in California to help boost the STEM and MESA programs.

According to Prof. Lanier, this has been an entirely student-driven initiative. “A group of [students] heard about the grant and came to me asking if I was willing to write it with them and if I would be their mentor on it.

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