Student Highlight


Amanda is a student at Pikes Peak Community College, where she is a sophomore studying physics. Amanda is one of NASA's Community College Aerospace Scholars.  She was selected to traveled to Johnson Space Center to present her winning entry for a Mars Mission. At PPCC Space Grant, Amanda worked with a team to design a balloon payload to measure radiation levels and take pictures of the Earth from the upper atmosphere. After earning her degree she plans to do graduate research in astrophyics and would like to become an astronaught.

Welcome to the Colorado Space Grant Consortium

Here you will find all you would like to know about our organization and our student programs. If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact me directly.

The COSGC is funded by NASA and is a state-wide organization involving 17 colleges, universities and institutions around Colorado. Our organization provides Colorado students access to space through innovative courses, real-world hands-on telescope and satellite programs, and interactive outreach programs.

Our students interact with engineers and scientists from NASA and aerospace companies to develop, test, and fly new space technologies and to support our outreach and teaching programs.

We welcome all students and are always looking for way to enhance their experience through new interactions and collaborations with NASA, government agencies, and companies.

I hope you enjoy your visit to our site and I look forward to your involvement in our program.

Chris Koehler
Colorado Space Grant Consortium
University of Colorado at Boulder
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