Past Projects & Institutional Capabilities 

EXAMPLES OF PAST PROJECTS:

SubOrbital Payloads: 

Muon Detection
Radiation Shielding Experiments
Biological Experiments
Speed of Sound Experiments
Imaging System Designs
Satellite Systems Testbed
Various Sensor Demonstrations
Innovative Payload Material Explorations 
Orbital Debris Mitigation
Alloys Creation in Microgravity               
 
Wearables:

Heat Sensing Glove
Vital Signs Sensing Sweatshirt
Signal Boosting Blanket       

AND MUCH MORE!                   

    

COSGC PROJECT HISTORY:

3 sounding rockets
3 Space Shuttle payloads 
5 orbiting spacecraft
16 sounding rocket payloads
9 long-duration high altitude balloon payloads (on HASP flights)
Over 450 short-duration high altitude balloon payloads
Nearly 150 autonomous robots demonstrated at the annual Robotics Challenge
25 high powered rockets
Participation in various NASA engineering competitions
25 years of astronomical observatory activities
25 years of student involvement in facutly research projects


Earth-based Research Projects:
Ocean and Glacier Antarctic Research
Analog Space Suit Design
Atmospheric Sensing
In-Situ Resource Acquisition
Autonomous Robotics

 

 

COSGC = Student Teams at 20 Colorado Institutions of Higher Education