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 programs by supporting and enhancing science and engineering education, research, and outreach 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 Sr. Coordinator

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

Dr. Ron Madler

ERAU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

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

Dr. Elliott Bryner

ERAU/NASA Space Grant Associate Director

Portrait of Betul Kacar with her child and her laboratory team

Seeking Knowledge through the use of Synthetic Biology: AZSGC mentors discuss current research on synthetic biology

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tim Swindle, AZSGC and Lunar & Planetary Laboratory Director, and Betul Kacar, 2018-19 Space Grant Undergraduate Research Mentor, discuss Kacar's current research on synthetic biology.

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Portrait of Tim Swindle

AZ/NASA Space Grant Consortium Director, Tim Swindle, discusses the UA's contributions to early and current space exploration.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine recognized the University of Arizona and Arizona State as ‘leading the world when it comes to university engagement with NASA’ during a Senate committee hearing.

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Apollo 17 astronaut Ron Evans had to embark on a spacewalk just to retrieve a cassette of film, which recorded data from the first radar mapping instrument mounted on a spacecraft. (Photo: NASA)

UA/NASA Space Grant Mentors discuss their current research at the UA Lunar & Planetary Lab!

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Interview includes:
Shane Byrne: LPL faculty mentor to UA Space Grant Undergraduate research interns
Ali Bramson: 2012 UA Space Grant Graduate Fellow and current mentor
Daniella Della-Giustina: 2005 UA Space Grant undergraduate research intern and current mentor

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Ali Bramson sits on lava rocks holding pink umbrella

Check out current planetary science research by 2012 UA/NASA Space Grant Intern, Ali Bramson!

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Ali Bramson, a 2012 UA/NASA Space Grant Intern and current Mentor, is now a postdoctoral research fellow at the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. She discusses her current research on geological Earth analogs to other bodies in the Solar System. 

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