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 math that are essential for the development of the nationís workforce.
Click here for SDSGC Strategic Plan, NASA Strategic Plan, and 2020-23 NASA Strategy for STEM Engagement
Fellowship/Scholarship Program for FY2023 Academic Year. Now open for applications through January 12, 2023. Click here for Fellowship Flyer.
2023 Project Innovation
Grant (PIG) Application
>65 SDSGC PIG projects from 2006-2022
∑ Dan Swets Robotics Award 2023 application
∑ Kelly Lane Earth & Space Science Award 2023
∑ LiftOff Summer Institute for Teachers 2023
∑ Space Rocks Camp: Dec. 19-22, Journey Museum
∑ The Legend of the Northern Lights - Dec. 3 concert
∑ First James Webb Space Telescope Images
∑ Light Pollution Map - western SD
∑ See International Space Station from:
Rapid City, Pierre, Sioux Falls, Spearfish, Elsewhere.
∑ Badlands Observatory
∑ Past student Success Stories
∑ SD Space Grant and NASA EPSCoR "At a Glance"
∑ SDSGC "Roles and Responsibilities of Members"
∑ Study at the Frontiers of Space: Poster and Flyer
∑ Space presentations by SDSGC's Tom Durkin
∑ 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