Project Highlight

CC of CO Sounding Rocket Mission


Students from Red Rocks Community College, Community College of Aurora, and Arapahoe Community College work together to develop and launch a sounding rocket payload from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility every two years.

Student Highlight

Maggie Franchois

Maggie Franchois

Maggie Franchois is a sophomore at Arapahoe Community College (ACC). She is currently working on the collaborative RocketSat-X payload leading the experiment exploring clearing space debris with an electric field.   Maggie has participated in 5 high altitude ballon payloads that flew multiple iterations of a student designed spectrometers, magnetometer, and solar tracker. She plans to transfer to a 4-year institution to study environmental engineering.

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 21 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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