The WSGC is moving to Carthage College and our new website
will be launching at
spacegrant.carthage.edu on September 8, 2014. If you have student
success stories or WSGC research highlights you'd like to feature on the new
site, please send them to
firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to featuring your work!
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Registration is Now Open Through July 14th!
24th Annual Wisconsin Space Conference
Friday, August 15, 2014
Host: BioPharmaceutical Technology Center and ORBITEC
Location: Promega Corporation Campus, 5445 E. Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI
Theme: Commercial Space Flight
For more information on Hotel, Registration, and the program, see the brochure.
When reserving a room, don't forget to request the "Wisconsing Space Conference block"!
Stay tuned for more updates as they develop!
WSGC 2014 Collegiate Rocket Competition Results are in!
$5,000 First Place: Pioneer RocketryUW-Platteville
$2,500 Second Place: Team Whoosh GeneratorMSOE
$1,000 Third Place: Team RocketMSOE
$2,000 First Place: Team Night SkiesUW-Sheboygan
Congratulations to all of you involved! I hope to see you at the Wisconsin Space Conference in August!
Check out some model launch pictures submitted by our Collegiate Rocket teams by clicking
Check out some pictures from the Altimeter Workshop held on December 1,
2012 by clicking
2013 Stocker Elemenatry Rocket Launch
We visited Stocker Elementary in Kenosha, WI to watch their rocket launch. We hope their passion for rocketry continues!
NASA Hunch Video
Local high school participates in NASA HUNCH program (High school students
United with NASA to Create Hardware), with WSGC support.
The Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium is on Facebook!
The WSGC Facebook page offers:
A chance to connect with the Consortium and the peers in our programs
News from NASA and the National Space Grant
An opportunity to ask questions and give us feedback
Exclusive information, pictures, and updates on opportunities we are offering that will not
be sent out through email!
We invite and encourage anyone with an interest to join!
to 'like' us today!
Summer Conference Invitations
Award Announcements for Aerospace Outreach, Special Initiatives, Higher Education,
Research Infrastructure, Research Seed
Rocket Competition Award Announcement
In the News...
Science, writing and the curriculum approach to out-of-school time learning sparks student achievement and bridges achievement gaps.
UW-Platteville Society of Physics Students Enthusiastically Prepare for Spring Rocket Launch:
Rocketry team readies for April competition
Jefferson Daily Union highlights WSGC funded student, Eric Johnson’s journey to winning the Rocket Competition with his team:
Fort High alumnus wins college rocket competition
The father of satellite meteorology, Vernon Suomi, has an
Earth-observing satellite named after him:
Satellite renamed to honor UW's Suomi
University of Wisconsin students spend New Years Eve at MDRS:
Ringing in the New Year "from Mars"
The WSGC funded program “Celebration of Life XVI: Healthy Bodies: On Earth and in Space!”
reaches out to children:
Summer Program Focuses on Health on Earth & in Space
University of Wisconsin students
top two other university teams in the 2011 NASA X-Hab Academic Innovation
University Of Wisconsin Students Win Space Habitat Competition