Monthly Archives: January 2014

AggieMentors at UC Davis

California Space Grant Consortium affiliate UC Davis runs AggieMentors, a college-access program that is part of EnvironMentors, a national program of the National Council for Science and the Environment.

The primary goal of AggieMentors is to prepare socio-economically challenged high school students for university degree programs and opportunities in Environmental Sciences, Resource Management and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math). Continue reading

RockOn 2014 Registration Now Open

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.

Student Research Takes Flight

David Salazar

California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) student David Salazar was very busy in 2013.  As the recipient of a CaSGC Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Scholarship, the recent college graduate took a leadership role in an exciting scientific experiment conducted in the Mojave Desert of California. Continue reading