Project Highlight

Helios V Team Project 

Team picture 

HELIOS V is a High Altitude Student Platform payload that flew this September. Its mission was to track and capture images of the Sun from the stratosphere to test an alternate way to complete solar observation. 

Student Highlight

Sara Vigil

Sara Vigil

Sara Vigil is a sophomore at Red Rocks Community College working toward a General Associate of Science degree.  She is currently on a team of students working on a sounding rocket payload in collaboration with 2 other Colorado Community Colleges.  Last year she was on the very first RRCC balloon payload team.  She plans to earn a Bachelor’s degree and go on to graduate school.

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
Director
Colorado Space Grant Consortium
University of Colorado at Boulder
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