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
Recent Student Success Stories
∑ Computational Astronomy for Teachers:
∑ (a two-day course for teachers. Register here.)
∑ SD Space Grant "At a Glance"
∑ SD NASA EPSCoR "At a Glance"
∑ 2017 Daniel Swets Robotics Award
∑ >> Robotics Training in SD: April 29, 2017
∑ 2017 Kelly Lane Earth & Space Grant
∑ SDSGC awards $176,000 to six SD institutions
∑ NASA funds two SD "USIP" Proposals
∑ Study at the Frontiers of Space: Poster and Flyer
∑ 2017 Davis-Bahcall Scholars Program
∑ New Horizons' Mission homepage
∑ Mars Science Lab: Curiosity Rover. More here
∑ Space interviews on SDPB 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
∑ 2016 $750,000 SD NASA EPSCoR project