The vision of the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium (SDSGC) is to expand opportunities for all South Dakotans through education, research, and public service in the fields of aerospace, earth science, and supporting STEM disciplines. As the link between NASA and the citizens of South Dakota, SDSGC's mission is to instill the spirit of exploration and discovery in students and educators and in the general public, with a special focus on the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics that are essential for the development of the nationís workforce.
Click here for SDSGC's Strategic Plan
50th Anniversary Manned-Apollo Spaceflight
∑ Recent Student Success Stories
∑ SDSGC Awards $100,000 to five SD institutions
∑ SD Space Grant "At a Glance"
∑ SD NASA EPSCoR "At a Glance"
∑ NASA funds two SD "USIP" Proposals
∑ Study at the Frontiers of Space: Poster and Flyer
∑ NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter
∑ New Horizons' Mission homepage
∑ Mars Science Lab: Curiosity Rover. More here
∑ Space interviews by SDSGC's Tom Durkin
∑ Cassini Mission to Saturn
∑ See International Space Station from:
Rapid City, Pierre, Sioux Falls, Spearfish, Elsewhere.
Virtual Tour, How built
∑ Mars Exploration Rover Mission
∑ Meeting Information
∑ What's New?, plus NASA NEWS Updates
∑ South Dakota's NASA-EPSCoR Program Homepage
Dumbbell (or Apple Core) Nebula
Imaged with BHAS Hidden Valley Observatory's 12" Meade LX200 telescope - Oct. 2018