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Project Ianos Nominated for Two Buzzie Awards!

October 22, 2021

Project Ianos has been nominated for a Buzzie! The Buzzies, given each year by the World Congress of Science & Factual Producers, "celebrate excellence in science and factual storytelling, and recognize short-form, long-form and multi-platform science, history and natural history projects, as well as awarding projects for innovation and impact." Project Ianos has been nominated in two categories: Best Science Short Format and Best Host/ Presenter in a Science/History or Wildlife Program/Content.


"We are absolutely thrilled," says Josh Bernstein, host and executive producer for Project Ianos. "Admittedly, it's a bit unnerving to be competing against the legendary Sir David Attenborough in the 'best host' category, but we're so grateful Project Ianos is being recognized for the quality and passion we bring to STEM education. On behalf of everyone involved, we're thankful for the nomination and look forward to creating even more content for teachers and students in the months and years ahead."


The awards will be announced at Congress '21, being held Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2021.

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Project Ianos Video Airs in Blue Origin NS-18  Pre-Launch Show

October 13, 2021

A short video about Project Ianos and its involvement with Blue Origin and Club for the Future (Blue Origin's foundation) aired during the pre-launch show for NS-18, the rocket launch that successfully took William Shatner, Audrey Powers, Chris Boshuizen, and Glen de Vries to space and back. 

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Project Ianos Launches Free Online STEAM Learning Program To Inspire Future Explorers and Create Tomorrow’s Dynamic Workforce

October 6, 2021

BOSTON, MA – The Project Ianos team of leading education specialists, storytellers, and space organizations today launched its free online learning program designed to ignite curiosity in the next generation of explorers using the inspirational story of human space exploration. Featuring compelling videos and hands-on learning tools, the science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM)-based program specifically targets underrepresented students in grades 5–8 and helps them envision exciting futures in STEAM fields...

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Top names in education, entertainment, and space join forces with NASA to ignite curiosity among the next generation of explorers
 

December 2, 2020 

MELBOURNE, FL – A team of leading education specialists, storytellers and space organizations, known as Project Ianos, has been selected by NASA as the recipient of a one-year grant to ignite curiosity among the next generation of explorers using the inspirational story of human space exploration...

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TEAM II Remote Opportunity Rapid Response Solicitation Selections Announced
 

October 6, 2020 

WASHINGTON, DC – NASA has selected seven informal education organizations through its Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) Remote Opportunity Rapid Response (RORR) opportunity to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning to inspire the next generation of explorers...

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