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
 

Reman Almusawi poses in front of trees

2018 Space Grant Intern Reman Almusawi featured on KXCI's Thesis Thursday

Friday, October 26, 2018

I am a team member in the Superfund Research Laboratory. I am working on studying mining sites and smelting operations. I’m mostly focused on the active mine near Hayden/Winkelman.

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Four NAU students gaze at the Milky Way

NAU/NASA Space Grant Staff and Students Participate in Navajo Bridge Star Party!

Friday, October 19, 2018

October 2018 marks the 2nd year that NAU staff and students have brought telescopes to the Navajo Bridge Star Party, to star gaze with the public

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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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