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 Strategic Plan and NASA 2018 Strategic Plan
Fellowship/Scholarship Program for FY2021 Academic Year and RET applications. Click here for Fellowship Flyer. Note: FY2022 instructions to be posted here in late Oct. 2021
Light Pollution Map - western SD
∑ Badlands Observatory
- Astrophotography by Badlands Observatory
∑ Summer STEM Camps at SDSM&T
∑ 2021 Dan Swets Robotics Materials Award
∑ 2021 Kelly Lane Earth & Space Science Grant
∑ Past student Success Stories
∑ SD Space Grant "At a Glance"
∑ SD NASA EPSCoR "At a Glance"
∑ Study at the Frontiers of Space: Poster and Flyer
∑ NASA celebrates 60 years Click for more here
∑ NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter
∑ Mars Science Lab: Curiosity Rover. More here
∑ Space presentations by SDSGC's Tom Durkin
∑ See International Space Station from:
Rapid City, Pierre, Sioux Falls, Spearfish, Elsewhere.
Virtual Tour, How built
∑ What's New?, plus NASA NEWS Updates
∑ NASA's Four Mission Directorates:
- Space Technology Mission Directorate
- Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate
- Human Exploration & Operations Mission Directorate
- Science Mission Directorate
∑ South Dakota's NASA-EPSCoR Program Homepage