The NASA Office of the Chief Technologist requests applicants for Space Technology Graduate Fellowships. Awards ranging from $30,000 for MS students to $36,000 for Ph.D. students will be granted. Funding will be directly to U.S. accredited institutions in the form of training grants. Institutions must apply via the NSPIRES system. Please see below for more information. Continue reading
Attention Teachers: As you get ready for the new school year, consider adding a little space to
NASA offers educational resources for use with kindergarten through college,
as well as resources for the informal education community. Many of NASA‘s
educational products are quick and easy to find on the NASA website. Continue reading
Engineering students work with local high school educators to develop experiments to launch to 85,000 feet. Sponsored by the California Space Grant Consortium. Click here to view team website.
CaSGC is pleased to have provided support to the Bourns Space Science and Engineering Day at UC Riverside this past weekend. This was an event designed to inspire K-12 students in the fields of science and engineering. Over one hundred UCR students volunteered in the event which drew 480 K-12 students and 60 parents. Click here to view the write-up.
The California Space Grant is pleased to announce the following UCSD Graduate Student Fellows for the 2009-2010 fiscal year:
- Brett Nadler, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Faculty Advisors: Prof. Thomas Bewley (MAE) and Prof. Joseph Ford (ECE)
- Cameron Nowzari, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Faculty Advisor: Prof. Jorge Cortes
- Gabriela DeFrancisci, Structural Engineering; Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hyonny Kim
- James Krieger, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Faculty Advisor: Prof. Miroslav Krstic
- Kim Wright, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Faculty Advisor: Prof. Thomas Bewley
- Robert Krohn, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Faculty Advisor: Prof. Thomas Bewley
- Thomas Hong, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Faculty Advisor: Prof. John Kosmatka
CaSGC Campus Director for the University of California, Los Angeles, Professor Christopher Russell, is the Principal Investigator for the Dawn Mission to the asteroids Vesta and Ceres. In 2008, the International Astronomical Union named Asteroid 21459 Chrisrussell in his honor. For more information, click here.
On December 6, 2008 the California Space Grant Consortium sponsored the first student-run balloon launch for the MAE department at UC San Diego where the payloads were designed and engineered by freshmen from the MAE-002 Aerospace Engineering class. Continue reading
The California Space Grant Consortium is proud to announce the 2008-2009 Space Grant Graduate Fellowship Program at UCSD. Fellowships ranging from $6,000 to $8,000 will be awarded in the research theme area of:
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and their associated science payload sensors and technology.
Application Period (Revised): November 19, 2008 – January 16, 2009
Who can apply? UCSD graduate students who are U.S. citizens.
For the full announcement and how to apply, please click here.