Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium

Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium OSGC supports science education via scholarships, fellowships, grants, and innovative programs to train NASA's next well qualified and diverse workforce.

The Oregon Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) maintains a diverse array of programs to support science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and research. Through grants, scholarships, and training programs, OSGC aims to help develop a strong science, mathematics, and technology base in industry and at all educational levels.

Mission: OSGC's Missions: * Establish a national network of universities with interest and capabilities in aeronautics, space, and related fields. * Encourage cooperative programs among universities, aerospace industry, and federal, state, and local governments. * Encourage interdisciplinary training, research, and public service programs related to aeronautics, space science and technology. * Recruit and train professionals, especially women, and underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities, for careers in aerospace related fields. * Develop a strong science, mathematics, and technology education base from elementary through university levels.

NASA announces recipients of the Artemis Student Challenge Opportunities Awards to inspire space exploration. Congratula...
05/07/2020
NASA Funds Artemis Student Challenges to Inspire Space Exploration

NASA announces recipients of the Artemis Student Challenge Opportunities Awards to inspire space exploration. Congratulations to the awardees!

NASA will award nearly $2.4 million to universities as part of the Artemis Student Challenges, a bold new initiative to inspire the next generation – the Artemis Generation. The six universities receiving awards will use the grants to advance the quality, relevance and overall reach of opportuniti...

02/22/2020
NASA Space Grant

Join us as we, the National Space Grant program, celebrate 30 years of inspiring and engaging the next generation of NASA scientists and engineers.

We are Space Grant!

Before every major successful NASA mission, there was a key educational program designed to engage the public and to train the next generation of NASA Scient...

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student attending an Oregon Space Grant Consortium member institution? Are you look...
02/10/2020
NASA - Internships and Fellowships

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student attending an Oregon Space Grant Consortium member institution? Are you looking for an educational opportunity that provides unique NASA related hands-on research and operational experience? Do you want to contribute to the advancement of NASA’s missions? If so, apply now for a 2020 Summer NASA Internship Opportunity!

Create an online profile and apply for up to 15 opportunities. Applications are due March 8, 2020. Go to https://intern.nasa.gov/ for more information.

You can be the face of NASA in Oregon!

OPB DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES CENTRAL OREGON'S "MOON COUNTRY"A training ground for the Apollo astronauts, Central Oregon was ...
12/09/2019
New OPB Documentary Explores ‘Moon Country’ in Central Oregon, A Once Unique Training Ground for NASA Astronauts

OPB DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES CENTRAL OREGON'S "MOON COUNTRY"
A training ground for the Apollo astronauts, Central Oregon was "Moon Country" prior to the historic 1969 Moon landing. Be sure and watch the OPB documentary of this unique piece of Oregon's history connecting our state with the NASA Apollo Program.

“Oregon’s Moon Country” Premieres December 16 on OPB TV and Online

A great Western Region Space Grant meeting in Big Sky Montana! Wonderful group of folks sharing great ideas, success sto...
09/14/2019

A great Western Region Space Grant meeting in Big Sky Montana! Wonderful group of folks sharing great ideas, success stories, and lots of networking and opportunities for collaboration. Thanks to the fantastic Montana Space Grant team for hosting an awesome meeting!

Western Regional Meeting group photo. It was a great first day!

08/12/2019
We Are Going

Explore Moon to Mars
Using resources, overcoming challenges, pushing boundaries.....NASA is going to the Moon. By 2024. To stay.

We are going to the Moon, to stay, by 2024. And this is how. Special thanks to William Shatner for lending his voice to this project. About NASA's Moon to Ma...

07/25/2019
GLEE Mission

Be ready to be part of history….

GLEE
THE GREAT LUNAR EXPEDITION FOR EVERYONE

A student-conducted science and technology mission to send 500 LunaSats to the Moon by 2023.
Learn how YOU can be part of GLEE2023…

GLEE Homepage
https://www.glee2023.org/

GLEE Mission
https://www.glee2023.org/mission

GLEE Press Release
https://www.colorado.edu/today/2019/07/23/students-send-hundreds-leaf-sized-spacecraft-moon

GLEE: The Great Lunar Expedition for Everyone is a mission to the surface of the moon that will conduct science and test technology with hundreds of 5 gram LunaSats built by students from all 193 countries of the United Nations.

Celebrate National Intern Day tomorrow! Congratulations to all of the hard working NASA interns across the country!!
07/24/2019
National Intern Day: Meet Some of the Faces of the Artemis Generation

Celebrate National Intern Day tomorrow! Congratulations to all of the hard working NASA interns across the country!!

In honor of National Intern Day on Thursday, July 25, we are showcasing some of the talented students we’ve got working with us at our centers across the country. As a part of the Artemis generation, these students will lay the groundwork for a new era of space exploration.

07/16/2019
Southwestern Oregon Physics and Engineering

If you are in the Coos Bay, Oregon area, be sure and check out the Remembering Apollo 50 Years Later art exhibit!
The exhibit will be on display at the Southwestern Oregon Community College's Eden Hall Art Gallery now through September 27, 2019.

Remembering Apollo 50 Years Later:
One Small Step… a Half Century of Giant Leaps

Southwestern Oregon Physics and Engineering welcomes students, staff, and community visitors to revisit the impacts of the Apollo program and the historic Apollo 11 moon landing of July 20, 1969 through an artistic look at the social, technological, and exploratory impacts of the landing.
The Remembering Apollo exhibit will be housed in SWOCC’s Eden Hall Art Gallery From July 1st through the summer. It will feature exhibits created by SWOCC students from departments across campus addressing social impacts, technological innovations, and implications for future manned space missions. We encourage faculty, students and interested community members to visit the exhibit and enjoy our students’ perspectives commemorating the historic achievements of Apollo.
Remembering Apollo 50 Years Later is an interdisciplinary project made possible by the efforts of a team of faculty and community volunteers: Dr. Aaron Coyner , Krystal Hopper, Michael Winston, Fred Brick, Dr. Sara Keene, and James Fritz

Southwestern Oregon Community College

Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium's cover photo
07/16/2019

Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium's cover photo

APOLLO 11: 50th Anniversary CelebrationOregon Museum of Science and IndustryPortland, ORCome celebrate the 50th Annivers...
07/16/2019
Apollo 11 Anniversary

APOLLO 11: 50th Anniversary Celebration
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland, OR

Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 with OMSI!
Dark Universe, Apollo11: First Steps Movie, Laser Beatles, Starry Nights Live!, Space Day, Star Party Lunar Viewing, and MORE!! Check out the events at https://omsi.edu/apollo11

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is one of the nation’s leading science centers and a featured attraction located in Portland, OR.

You are invited!!“50th Year Anniversary – Apollo 11 Moon Landing”Presented by John CowensNASA JPL Solar System Ambassado...
07/15/2019

You are invited!!
“50th Year Anniversary – Apollo 11 Moon Landing”
Presented by John Cowens
NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador
Oregon NASA Space Grant Astronomer-in-Residence

July 19, 2019
7pm
Peach Lutheran Church, Philomath OR
Followed by Star Party at 9pm

Did you know...
06/29/2019

Did you know...

Did you know that all 50 states are helping us explore space? It's true! From universities to #smallbiz in towns from coast-to-coast, there are space connections in communities across the country. Dive in and explore how your home is helping explore space: https://go.nasa.gov/2YeZmSh

REMINDER: The Oregon NASA Space Grant 2019-20 Scholarship and Fellowship Program applications are due tomorrow, May 24, ...
05/23/2019
Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium

REMINDER: The Oregon NASA Space Grant 2019-20 Scholarship and Fellowship Program applications are due tomorrow, May 24, 2019!!

Community College and Undergraduate students enrolled in STEM disciplines at an Oregon Space Grant member institution are eligible to apply. $1,000 Community College Scholarships, $3,000 Undergraduate Scholarships, and $5,000 Undergraduate Research Fellowships are available. Go to https://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/scholarships-and-undergr… for more information. Applications are due May 24, 2019.

Drive advances in science, technology, and exploration to enhance knowledge, education, innovation, economic vitality, and stewardship of Earth.

NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars ProgramAttention Community college STEM students: Are you interested in making...
05/13/2019
NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars | National Community College Aerospace Scholars

NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program

Attention Community college STEM students:
Are you interested in making a connection between STEM classes and a career?
• Apply for the 5-week online experience to learn about NASA research and missions.
• Chat with NASA engineers and scientists.
• Travel to a NASA center if you qualify for a four-day residential all-expense paid experience.

There is a $35 registration fee if selected to attend. Applications are due May 15, 2019.

For more information and to apply go to: https://go.nasa.gov/ncas

NCAS gives community college STEM students an authentic NASA experience and encourages them to finish a 2-year degree or transfer to a 4-year university to pursue a NASA-related field or career.

05/02/2019
NASA STEM Presents: The Future of Space

NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine announced “The next person from the US to step onto the Moon’s surface will be a female astronaut from the current astronaut corps.”

On Monday, April 29, 2019 the NASA Administrator, spoke at the “Future of Space” STEM event at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. College students had the opportunity to ask panelists, NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine, NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, Bill Gerstenmaier, and NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration, Steve Clarke, questions as well as speak with Nick Hague and Christina Koch, two astronauts currently onboard the International Space Station. The panel discussion was moderated by NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson.
The message to the next generation: Find Your Place in Space!

If you missed the talk, catch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW-j7XGb2yc
or go to https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/46952871954/in/photostream/ to see official photos of the event.

NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement (OSTEM) hosted a “Future of Space” forum April 29 at NASA Headquarters, to engage college students interested in learning mo...

Please join us Friday, May 17, 2019 for the 2019 Oregon NASA Space Grant SCORE Symposium. Students participating in the ...
04/30/2019
Oregon NASA Space Grant Student Symposium

Please join us Friday, May 17, 2019 for the 2019 Oregon NASA Space Grant SCORE Symposium. Students participating in the STEM Community College Opportunity for Research Experience (SCORE) program will present their SCORE research projects with oral presentations and posters throughout the day. The event opens to the public at 9:30am at the LaSells Stewart Center across from Reser Stadium on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon.

Oregon NASA Space Grant is committed to providing quality educational and research opportunities to students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines including STEM education. You are invited to attend the 2019 SCORE Symposium to learn more about the research projects our community college students are working on. The event is free and open to all…we hope you are able to join us!

Friday, May 17, 2019 – Event Schedule
• 8:45am Poster Set up/Breakfast – presenters only
• 9:30am Open Poster Session, Meet and Greet
• 10:15am OSGC Director Welcome/Keynote Address
• 11am Presentations
• 12:20pm Lunch/Networking/Posters
• 1:20pm Presentations
• 3pm Award Presentations

FREE and OPEN TO ALL
Call 541-737-2414 for more information or for accommodations for disabilities.
Go to https://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/oregon-nasa-space-grant-student-symposium for more information.

Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium presents two Student Symposiums, hosted on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon. Student Symposiums feature a poster session and research presentations from OSGC funded interns, fellows, team projects, and research scholarship awardees. Scroll do...

04/29/2019
Congratulations to the Oregon State University team that recently competed in the NASA University Student Launch Initiat...
04/09/2019

Congratulations to the Oregon State University team that recently competed in the NASA University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The OSU ULSI team won 1st place for The Vehicle Design Award and placed 3rd in Target Altitude, Conference Display, and Technical Documentation/Presentations!!

Kudos to the team on an excellent job this year and hats off to their one-in-a-million mentor, Dr. Nancy Squires for her fantastic leadership!

04/08/2019

NASA invites you to participate in a live event for college students discussing The Future of Space. This is an insightful discussion with NASA leadership including Administrator Jim Bridenstine to prepare you as we go Forward to the Moon…to stay. As the next generation of explorers, we need you to make that possible! Mark your calendar for April 29 and come find your place in space! #NASASTEM
NASA's Office of STEM Engagement aims to inspire, excite, and engage educators and students through NASA's mission to explore ongoing scientific discoveries and discover new engineering achievements.

The Oregon NASA Space Grant 2019-20 Scholarship and Fellowship Program is OPEN! Community College and Undergraduate stud...
03/14/2019
Scholarships and Undergraduate Fellowships

The Oregon NASA Space Grant 2019-20 Scholarship and Fellowship Program is OPEN!

Community College and Undergraduate students enrolled in STEM disciplines at an Oregon Space Grant member institution are eligible to apply. $1,000 Community College Scholarships, $3,000 Undergraduate Scholarships, and $5,000 Undergraduate Research Fellowships are available. Go to https://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/scholarships-and-undergraduate-fellowships for more information. Applications are due May 24, 2019.

A piece of the sacred Willamette meteorite was returned to the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde this past Friday, as a...
02/25/2019
A Piece Of Sacred Meteorite Is Returned To An Oregon Tribe

A piece of the sacred Willamette meteorite was returned to the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde this past Friday, as a donation by the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

A 4.5 ounce piece of a meteorite finally returned home to an Oregon tribe that considers it sacred.

We are very proud of former Oregon Space Grant scholar Manju Bangalore! A recent physics graduate at University of Orego...
02/22/2019
Corvallis native starts fifth NASA internship

We are very proud of former Oregon Space Grant scholar Manju Bangalore! A recent physics graduate at University of Oregon, her message to students who might be interested in working for NASA, "...be persistent!"

Corvallis native and Crescent Valley High School graduate Manju Bangalore started her fifth internship with NASA in January.

Attention Students Grades 8-12International Space Station Design ChallengeCELERE – Capillary Effects on Liquids Explorat...
02/22/2019
CELERE - ISS Research Design Challenge | NASA Glenn Research Center

Attention Students Grades 8-12
International Space Station Design Challenge
CELERE – Capillary Effects on Liquids Exploratory Research Experiments

Join Portland State University (PSU) and NASA to participate in microgravity experiments studying capillary action related to research conducted on the International Space Station. Using Computer Aided Design (CAD), students create their own experiments to be conducted on PSU’s Dryden Drop Tower to experience 2.1 seconds of microgravity. The top performers are invited to present their findings in the student poster session at the annual American Society for Gravitational and Space Research, ASGSR meeting.

Proposals are due March 10, 2019

Go to https://www1.grc.nasa.gov/space/education-outreach/drop-tower-competition/celere/ for more information or email the CELERE Challenge staff at [email protected].

CELERE Capillary Effects on Liquids Exploratory Research Experiments WHAT? The curiosity-driven design challenge is a joint educational program of NASA

Happy Birthday former astronaut Leland Melvin!! 🎂🎉🚀🏈
02/15/2019

Happy Birthday former astronaut Leland Melvin!! 🎂🎉🚀🏈

What is more wholesome than Leland Melvin’s official portrait? Happy birthday to the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space! In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, learn about the contributions of Melvin and other pioneers: https://go.nasa.gov/2SS5Ab7

Calling all STEM Scholars!Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program to provide opportunities to students wh...
01/24/2019
Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

Calling all STEM Scholars!

Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program to provide opportunities to students who want to build their talents and change the world!

Beginning in 2019, we are awarding 200 scholarships of $10,000 per student – renewable each year. The program will continue to add up to 200 new recipients each year, and will be open to individuals studying engineering or computer science that demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities.

The scholarship program doesn’t end with a check. Mentoring opportunities will be a key component of the program, and recipients will also be eligible for Lockheed Martin internship opportunities following their freshman year in college.

The Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship will award yearly renewable scholarships of $10,000 to 200 STEM students each year. Applications are open, apply today.

Are you an undergraduate science and engineering student interested in pursuing a career with NASA? Would you like to ga...
12/04/2018
L'SPACE Virtual Academy | Lucy Student Pipeline Accelerator and Competency Enabler

Are you an undergraduate science and engineering student interested in pursuing a career with NASA? Would you like to gain skills, knowledge, and competency in NASA mission protocols, procedures, and practices?

NASA’s Lucy Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids is currently accepting applications for its new student collaboration program - the Lucy Student Pipeline Accelerator and Competency Enabler (L’SPACE) Virtual Academy. This interactive, team-based, 12-week program is designed to engage a diverse population of undergraduate college/university science and engineering students in rigorous, project-based STEM workforce development.

Learn from engineers and scientists working on NASA mission;
Participate and apply what you learn in mission-related design challenges;
Strengthen your resume for internship and career opportunities;
Receive mission development skills training;
Acquire strategies to help you effectively market your capabilities to NASA and other space-related companies and organizations; and
Gain helpful insights into the developing space economy workforce demands and opportunities.

Cost: Free! You invest your time, passion, and dedication to participate!

Want to know more? Please visit https://LSPACE.asu.edu for more information and to access the application. The applications are due January 12th and selected participants will be notified of acceptance by January 14th.

The Spring Academy – Level 1 will occur on Thursdays and start on January 20that 4:30pm PT, 5:30pm MT, 6:30pm CT, and 7:30pm ET.

 Are you an undergraduate science and engineering student interested in pursuing a career with NASA? Would you like to gain skills, knowledge, and competency in NASA mission protocols, procedures, and practices?

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92 Kerr Administration Bldg
Corvallis, OR
97331

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The 52 National Space Grant consortia fund fellowships and scholarships for students pursuing careers in science, mathematics, engineering and technology, or STEM, as well as curriculum enhancement and faculty development. Member colleges and universities also administer pre-college and public service education projects in their states.

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(541) 737-2414

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Took these pictures in Philomath, Oregon during the Solar Eclipse with the help of four Canadian teachers. (Bottom middle picture was a cell phone picture. Bottom right was taken with an adjustable polaroid filter.)