Vision and Mission:
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 FY2024 Academic Year



∑  Summer STEM Camps at SDSM&T (grades 8-12)

  ∑  "It IS Rocket Science" Camp at SDSM&T
∑  2025 Project Innovation Grant (PIG) Application
         > Open for application through Aug. 29, 2024
         > 86 SDSGC PIG projects from 2006-2024:
∑  Computational Astronomy for Teachers:
  ∑      (Fall '24 workshop for middle/high school teachers)
∑  James Webb Space Telescope Images
          > ESA-released Webb Images
  ∑  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"
  ∑  Space presentations by SDSGC's Tom Durkin
 South Dakota's NASA-EPSCoR Program Homepage