News & Events
Michigan Plants the Moon
The Spring 2022 Plant the Moon Challenge has come to a close, the Michigan teams were a success and fun to watch this season. Learn more about the challenges, our teams and how you can apply just in time for the Fall 2022 season.
Challenger Learning Center Grand Opening at SC4
Part of the MSGC Team traveled to Port Huron for the weekend of the Challenger Center’s Grand Opening at SC4. A fully immersive, space themed educational opportunity that was originally born from the tragedy, has launched into an amazing experience.
Oakland Sprouts: Participates in NASA Team Challenge for First Time
Dr. Jonathan Maisonneuve and his students, Joanna Chang, Victoria Sutherland and Olivia Racette have paved the way for Oakland University by participating in NASA’s Deep Space Food team challenge. A first for the University.
Splashdown Celebration of Apollo 15’s 50th Anniversary
Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC), in collaboration with the departments of Aerospace, Climate and Space, Michigan Space Institute and Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL) hosted a Celebration of the Splashdown of Apollo 15’s 50th Anniversary. Apollo 15 was an “All Michigan Crew” as all three astronauts attended the University of Michigan.
Lake Huron Sinkhole Surprise
Grand Valley State University’s MSGC Campus Rep, Bopaiah Biddanda of the Annis Water Resources Institute was highlighted as a co-author in a recent research article on a sinkhole located in Lake Huron.
Overcoming Layers of Difficulty
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A Chance to Learn: Students visit MTU in Internship Program
The Mining Gazette recently wrote an article giving a glimpse into one of our multiple educational program awardees. While the MSGC funded project is "Engaging High School Women and Native Americans in Rural Communities in Environmental Science and Engineering STEM...
Far Out! Researchers at Western testing technology to propel NASA deeper into space
A couple of past & present MSGC awardees were spotted in a recent WMU News article for their work on electric propulsion. Dr. Kristina Lemmer and WMU Graduate Student, Margaret Mooney talk about how their research is being used for NASA as well as discuss Mooney’s path to a future in space research.
Energizing Our World
Take a step back and learn about the Energizing our World Camp from the Summer of 2019. You know, before they went virtual. This program, run by GVSU is truly innovative! Middle schoolers get to learn, design, create prototypes and even attend a career fair!
MTU Students Shoot for the Moon and Win
A student team from Michigan Technological University competed in NASA’s 2020 BIG Idea Challenge. Last month all of the teams got together virtually for the final presentations where the MTU team presented their rover the T-REX.