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NASA Seeks Space Technology Graduate Fellowship Applicants

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

CaSGC Co-Sponsors Public Outreach Day at UC Riverside

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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.

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CaSGC Grad Fellowships @ UCSD

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

Asteroid Named after CaSGC UCLA Campus Director

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Christopher Russell. Photo Courtesy JPL/NASA.

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.

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Asteroid 21459 Chrisrussell. Photo courtesy JPL/NASA.

Space Grant Graduate Fellowship Program at UCSD

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.

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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.