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California Space Grant Sponsors Student-Run Balloon Launch

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.

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Ongoing Space Grant Internships at JPL

Students attending Space Grant colleges and universities can apply for ongoing internships at JPL. Over 150 internships are available! To learn how to apply as well as view abstracts from previous internships, please click here.

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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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Former Astronaut Visits California Space Grant Consortium Headquarters

California Space Grant Consortium staff had the pleasure of meeting former astronaut Millie Hughes-Fulford, Ph.D. She gave the keynote address at the BIOCOM Science Education Gala on Saturday, November 22nd,

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NASA ESMD Summer 2009 Internship Application Now Available!

The application process for the 2009 ESMD Summer Internships has begun. Interested students must first go to to find ESMD Internship opportunities and the password to access the ESMD Intern Application. You can then link to the ESMD Intern Application at

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Interested in Year-Round Internships?

NASA’s Education Associates program offers college and university students and faculty the opportunity to experience science and technology in the unique environment of NASA. Participants will gain hands-on experience at NASA Ames Research Center in Santa Clara, California working with NASA scientists,

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NASA Academy Photos

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California Space Grant Director Heads Panel at NASA Future Forum


California Space Grant Consortium Director Dr. Michael Wiskerchen moderated the Inspiration Panel at the NASA Future Forum in San Jose, CA on May 14, 2008. Panelists (from left to right): Mr. Peter Levy,

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California Space Grant Visits Washington

In February 2008, California Space Grant Consortium staff visited the offices of several California representatives, including Representative Susan Davis. Pictured here from left to right are: Kamala Lyon (University of California), Dr. Mike Wiskerchen (Director, CaSGC), Representative Susan Davis, Tehseen Lazzouni (Program Coordinator,

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Attention Space Grant Alumni:

We are proud of our Space Grant students and alumni. If you received funding from any California Space Grant Affiliate or program please fill out this brief survey within one year of Graduation. This will help us to continue to improve our programs and to keep in touch with you:

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