Welcome to the Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium

The Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium is an opportunity for COSGC students to present their current research and projects.  The event provides an opportunity for students to be published in official conference proceedings as well as to compete for cash prizes - in paper, poster, and video sessions.  Students are encouraged to interact with Colorado Aerospace industry judges throughout the day. 

2022 Video Submissions. Please watch and vote for your favorites by Saturday (4-23-2022), Noon MDT!

Official 2021 Symposium Proceedings

  The 2022 Symposium is Saturday, April 23, 2022
University of Colorado Aerospace Building * 3775 Discovery Dr., Boulder, CO


Important dates for the 2022 Symposium (due by midnight on date indicated)

March 23, 2022    Abstracts Due  (Required for ALL submissions)

April 13, 2022       Papers & Posters Due 

April 18, 2022       Papers Selected and Presenters Notified

April 20, 2022       Link to Videos due by midnight.

April 22, 2022       Presentation slides due by 2pm

April 23, 2021       Symposium Day!


Helpful Links for Students (Coming Soon):
  Submit an Abstract
  Symposium Paper Rules & Submission Details
  Symposium Poster Rules & Submission Details
  Submit a Video Link

 Submission Resources:

 Tips on Writing an Abstract

 Tips for a Professional Presentation

 Effective Poster How-To

 Example of Poster by COSGC Team

Mission_Control.jpg  2022 Keynote Speaker: Camille Arnn

  Camille is a COSGC alumnus from both Trinidad State College and Colorado Mesa University where she was a graduate of the CMU-CU Partnership Program in Mechanical Engineering.  She started her career at NASA Johnson Space Center where she served in Mission Control as a Specialist Flight Controller.  Camille is currently the Manager of the Program Management Office at Astrobotic helping develop multiple Lunar Landers.   


 Prize Categories and Amounts*:

  •  Grand Prize (overall highest scoring paper+presentation score): $1,500
  •  Paper Session Prizes (highest scoring paper+presentation score in each session): $500/each
  •  Poster Session Top Score (highest scoring poster overall): $1,000
  •  Top Posters (highest scoring poster each category): $500/each
  •  Creative Video People's Choice Awards: $500/each

* Cash prizes are awarded per team.  Teams of multiple students share single prize amount.