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.
SDSGC Strategic Plan, NASA Strategic Plan, NASA Strategy for STEM Engagement
Fellowship/Scholarship Program for FY2023 Academic Year. Now closed for further applications. Click here for Fellowship Flyer.
2024 Project Innovation
Grant (PIG) Application
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>76 SDSGC PIG projects from 2006-2022
∑ "It IS Rocket Science" Camp at SDSM&T
∑ Summer STEM Camps at SDSM&T
∑ Dan Swets Robotics Award 2023
∑ Kelly Lane Earth & Space Science Award 2023
∑ 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