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Boeing Info Session @ UC San Diego: April 29, 2014

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

The UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Corporate Affiliates Program and the California Space Grant Consortium invite students to attend an info session:

“Careers in Next Century Structures Design Engineering”

Speaker: Susan Paish, Chief Engineer of Structures Design, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

When: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 5-7 PM

Where: Qualcomm Conference Center, Jacobs Hall (more…)

2014 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Awards

Monday, April 21st, 2014

The California Space Grant is pleased to announce the following students have been selected for undergraduate research scholarships:

CaSGC Southern California Affiliate Meeting

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

On Friday, April 18, 2014 the California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) held its Southern California affiliate meeting at University of California, Los Angeles. The meeting was attended by staff from NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, affiliates, partners, and students from the Los Angeles metropolitan area, San Diego, and Sacramento, and CaSGC Headquarters staff.

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NASA Scholarship Opportunities-Apply Now

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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. (more…)

This Week @ NASA

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Click here to view the latest news from NASA.

CaSGC Undergraduate Engineering Seminar 4/23/14

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the seventh in a series of  Undergraduate Engineering Seminars, designed to introduce undergraduate students to funded research opportunities.

Upcoming seminar will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014 @ 3:00PM

  • Speaker: Celine Liong, Nanoengineering,  UCSD
  • Where: UC San Diego’s Jacobs Hall, Room 2512, Henry G. Booker Room

CaSGC Bay Area Affiliate Meeting

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

On Friday, March 28, 2014 the California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) held its affiliate meeting at NASA Ames Research Center. The meeting was attended by NASA Ames Office of Education staff, affiliates and partners from the Bay Area, Central Valley, and Southern California along with their students, and CaSGC Headquarters staff.

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Be a Mentor and Make a Difference

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

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.

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New NASA Online Systems Engineering Course

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Space Systems Engineering, a new massive open online course or MOOC from NASA and the Saylor Foundation, launches on Monday, March 3, 2014. The six-week general-audience course is available to the public at no cost and provides a unique opportunity to learn from and alongside NASA’s engineers. Students who participate can earn a free certificate.

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CaSGC 2014 Rocket Project Solicitation

Friday, February 7th, 2014

The California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) is pleased to announce the 2014 Rocket Project Solicitation. Student teams may apply for funding for participation in national High Power Rocketry (HPR) competitions. Up to $10,000 has been allocated to support up to five student teams at $2,000 per team. The objectives of this funding are to:

  • Encourage the formation of student led rocket teams that participate in national rocket competitions and
  • Support high-quality hands-on interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) team projects.

Proposals are to be submitted by student teams and their faculty advisors by March 17, 2014.

Please click here for solicitation and contact tlazzouni@ucsd.edu with any questions.