Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus cargo spacecraft was installed to the Harmony module of the International Space Station with no issues. The Expedition 40 crew will begin unloading approximately 3,300 pounds of science investigations, food and supplies when the hatch between the newly arrived spacecraft and the Harmony module of the space station is opened Thursday. The spacecraft is scheduled to spend about a month attached to the station.
Students from the Mark West Unified School District were among the lucky teams chosen to send an experiment to the International Space Station. This unique project was part of the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP.) The California Space Grant Consortium was proud to have been one of the sponsors who helped make this dream a reality for the 5th through 8th grade budding scientists. Continue reading
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to live and work in space then the NASA “Destination Station” event is not to be missed. NASA astronauts, scientists and staff will be in San Diego from July 13-20 to promote research opportunities and share the wonders of the International Space Station with the public.
On June 24, 2014 NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover will complete one Martian Year of service, which is the equivalent of 687 Earth days. The primary goal of the mission was accomplished when it determined that Mars was once habitable for simple, microbial life forms. The rover sampled material from two mudstone slabs located on the Red Planet. Analysis of these samples found that they contained elemental ingredients for life.
Upcoming seminar will be May 21, 2014 at 3PM
Henry G. Booker Room 2512
Speaker: Phuong Truong, UCSD
The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the eighth in a series of Undergraduate Engineering Seminars, designed to introduce undergraduate students to funded research opportunities.
Upcoming seminar will be Wednesday, May 21, 2014 @ 3:00PM
Speaker: Phuong Truong, Structural Engineering, UCSD
Where: UC San Diego’s Jacobs Hall, Room 2512, Henry G. Booker Room
The NASA Office of Education Scholarship and NASA Aeronautics Scholarship have been announced. Students are invited to apply for these exciting opportunities now. Applications are due by May 16, 2014. Continue reading
The California Space Grant Consortium is proud to assist the community of Clairemont in recruiting college students to act as mentors for The Students Spaceflight Experiment Program offered through the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education.
The NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate would like to invite you to the 2014 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Symposium at Stanford University February 4-6. Continue reading
RockOn 2014 is a hands on workshop held at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. During the workshop, teams of three build a sounding rocket payload from a kit and launch it into space. Since 2008, more than 240 people have participated in this exciting opportunity. Click here to learn more.