Welcome to the website of the Arizona Space Grant Consortium (AZSGC)

Our mission is to expand opportunities for Americans to learn about and participate in NASA's aeronautics and space programs by supporting and enhancing science, engineering education, and research, and by delivering high-quality public education programs.

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Our goal is to integrate research with education to help build a diverse, scientifically literate citizenry and a well-prepared science, engineering, and technology workforce. 

We are proud of our students, programs, and accomplishments and appreciate your interest in the Arizona Space Grant Consortium.

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Dr. Tim Swindle: UA/NASA Space Grant Director

Dr. Tim Swindle

Arizona/NASA Space Grant Consortium Director

Michelle Coe: AZSGC Manager

Michelle Coe

Arizona/NASA Space Grant Consortium Manager

Dr. Chandra Holifield Collins: UA/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

Dr. Chandra Holifield Collins

UA/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

Dr. Yancy Shirley: UA/NASA Space Grant Assistant Director

Dr. Yancy Shirley

UA/NASA Space Grant Assistant Director
 

Dr. Tom Sharp: ASU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

Dr. Tom Sharp

ASU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director
 

Desiree Crawl: ASU/NASA Space Grant Coordinator

Desiree Crawl

ASU/NASA Space Grant Coordinator

Dr. Nadine Barlow: NAU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

Dr. Nadine Barlow

NAU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

Kathleen Stigmon: NAU/NASA Space Grant Coordinator

Kathleen Stigmon

NAU/NASA Space Grant Coordinator
 

Dr. Ron Madler: ERAU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

Dr. Ron Madler

ERAU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director
 

Dr. Elliot Bryner: ERAU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

Dr. Elliot Bryner

ERAU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director
 

Cathryn Sephus, top left, and Betul Kacar, second from left, pose with members of the Kacar Lab. Betul Kacar holds her child.

2018 Space Grant Intern Cathryn Sephus' work with mentor Betul Kacar featured in Daily Wildcat!

Thursday, October 11, 2018

"Cathryn Sephus, a molecular and cellular biology senior with a minor in astronomical studies, joined Kacar’s research group this semester after being awarded the Arizona Space Grant in astrobiology."

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Artist rendering of NASA's OSIRIS-REx space probe. Source: NASA

Congratulations to 1992 UA Space Grant Intern Dante Lauretta: OSIRIS-REx is On Its Way to Bennu!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Bennu was spotted by O-REx for the first time on Aug. 17 from a distance of more than 1.3 million miles. “It was right there where we thought it would be,” said Dante Lauretta, OSIRIS-REx principal investigator at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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Moriba Jah stands in front of a multi-screen display of orbiting satellites.

Moriba Jah, 1999 Embry-Riddle Space Grant Intern, featured on NPR Source of the Week!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Moriba Jah’s research focuses on the convergence of policy, technology, and security related to space traffic management and space situational awareness.

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Collin (center) and his project team mates Nate (left) and Ryan (right), tour a local food distribution center with tour guide Haley (far right). The group is posing in front of an informational poster about the distribution center.

Check out current research on unmanned aerial vehicles to assist in food transportation, by 2017 NAU AZ/NASA Space Grant Intern, Collin Krawczyk!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Collin Krawczyk is currently interning at NASA Ames Research Center, designing an unmanned aerial vehicle to assist in transporting food to food banks.

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