APPLICATIONS

SPRING 2022 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

The L'SPACE Academy offers two unique, hands-on learning experiences for students: The Mission Concept Academy (MCA) and the NASA Proposal Writing & Evaluation Experience Academy (NPWEE). 

Students may choose one Academy to apply for each semester. 

Current L'SPACE students and Alumni are encouraged to apply for a Lucy Summer Internship and/ or the Lucy Ambassador Program.

Questions? Email LSPACE@asu.edu

 — NEW STUDENTS —

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MISSION CONCEPT ACADEMY

Receive mission development skills training each week from NASA scientists and engineers and collaborate with other students to design a mission-related team project.

Dates: Tuesdays, 1/11/2022 - 4/12/2022 

 

Times: 4:30 - 6:00 PM PST (7:30 - 9:00 EDT)

 

Duration: 12 weeks, 1.5 hours/week online sessions, plus homework and team projects.

Deadline to Apply: 12/31/2021, by 11:59 pm MST.

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NASA PROPOSAL WRITING & EVALUATION EXPERIENCE

Learn to effectively write a concept proposal that turns innovative ideas into reality. Gain experience in the process of writing, reviewing, and scoring proposals through the lens of a NASA reviewer. Compete for a $10,000 prize to continue developing your team's idea.

Dates: Thursdays, 1/13/2022 -  4/14/2022

 

Times: 4:30 - 6:00 PM PST (7:30 - 9:00 EDT)

 

Duration: 12 weeks, 1.5 hours/week online sessions, plus homework and team projects.

Deadline to Apply: 12/31/2021, by 11:59 pm MST.

 

 — CURRENT STUDENTS AND ALUMNI —

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Lucy Mission Internships

Each summer, the Lucy Mission offers L'SPACE Alumni students 10-week internships at the following locations:

 

  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center- Greenbelt, MD 

  • KinetX Aerospace, Inc - Simi Valley, CA 

  • Southwest Research Institute- Boulder, CO 

  • Lockheed Martin Space- Denver, CO 

  • Arizona State University- Tempe, AZ.   (5-weeks)

 

Deadline to Apply: 3/4/2022,

by 11:59 pm MST.

  

Click here to read about our Lucy Intern alumni and their experiences.

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Lucy Ambassador Program

Lucy Ambassadors are trained to teach the public about the Lucy Mission, as well as other NASA missions to small bodies. Ambassadors are taught best practices of science communication and public outreach and are provided with the resources needed to give excellent public presentations.

 

Requirements:

  • Complete at least one semester of the L'SPACE Academy.

  • Commit to one year as a Lucy Ambassador and carry out 3 outreach events during the year. 

Deadline to Apply: 4/3/2022,

by 11:59 pm MST.

Click here to read more about the Lucy Ambassador Team.