ASU Space Grant Success Stories

Portrait of Angelica Berner

ASU Space Grant Alumna Named Brooke Owens Fellow

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Angelica Berner, two-year ASU Space Grant scholar, is one of 2019's new class of Brooke Owens Fellows. The "Brookies" are exceptional undergraduate women in aerospace and are selected for the award based on their talent, experience, leadership, professionalism and commitment to serving their communities.

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Ava Karanjia poses with her first-place award for the undergraduate collegiate technical poster competition at the Society of Women Engineers Conference.

Check out current research by ASU Space Grant Intern, Ava Karanjia, on cystic fibrosis!

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Karanjia’s experience with illness inspired her to pursue a career where she could help communities overcome health challenges by tackling them at the molecular level.

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ASU Space Grant Intern presents poster

ASU/NASA Space Grant Poster Session showcases the past year of research by ASU students

Friday, February 15, 2019

The State Press covers an AZSG Postser Session, discussing students' experiences in the AZSG Program, as well as their current research.

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Alexa Drew poses in front of rover model

2017-18 Space Grant Intern, Alexa Drew, featured in Undergraduate Student Spotlight at ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration!

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Drew plans to attend graduate school and work on a Ph.D., with the ultimate goal of working for NASA on their outer solar system missions.

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Portrait of Joshua Sosa

Congratulations to Joshua Sosa, AZSGC Webmaster & Assistant, ASU Fall 2017 Graduating Senior!

Thursday, December 14, 2017

We are hugely proud of our very own Joshua Sosa, long-time AZ/NASA Space Grant Consortium Webmaster & Assistant, for winning ASU Fall 2017 Graduating Senior Accolades!

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I believe I can fly!

I believe I can fly!

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

FY 2014 ASU/NASA Space Grant Graduate Fellow Michael Thompson, a Hispanic PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, serves as ASU's Academic Director for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).  He is passionately interested in the development of biomimetically inspired micro air vehicles (MAVs).  He is equally passionate about empowering other minority students to pursue STEM educational tracks/careers through experiencing the excitement and challenges of being an engineer.  His Space Grant Fellowship provides an opportunity to marry his passions by leading project STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, and Engineering & Mathematics) Enrichment Program activities.  Working in partnership with Zell Fowler, President of...

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Kapi’olani CC Wins the 2013 International CanSat Competition!

Monday, June 2, 2014

Congratulations to Kapi’olani Community College and the HISGC on winning the 2013 International CanSat competition. Impressively, while the top 4 out of 5 teams (out of 25 total teams) are from international colleges, Kapi’olani placed 1st among them all! Check out the results!

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ASU Dust Devils Microgravity trip to JSC

ASU Dust Devils Team Flies Microgravity Experiment at NASA JSC

Friday, April 25, 2014

Congratulations to ASU's Dust Devils Microgravity team for their trip to JSC! Way to go ASU Dust Devils! Way to go Space Grant Interns!!! Pictured are Jack Lightholder, team lead, Alison Gibson, engineering lead, and Liz Dyer, science lead. They were fortunate enough to be on the same flight as NASA astronaut, Nicole Stott!

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