Feature Stories

WOU's balloon team launches their first high altitude balloon carrying both a communications and a science module payload.  The balloon's highest reported altitude was 90,833 ft.  Both payload and parachute were recovered in perfect condition 45 miies northeast of the launch site.

The OSU AIAA Team, funded in part by the Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Research Award Program, celebrates a successful first competition, earning highest placing newcomer recognition status.

The Oregon Space Grant Consortium's 2012/13 NASA Student Symposium was held on February 8, 2013 at Oregon State University.  The event, featuring research conducted by OSGC funded students, included a morning poster session and afternoon presentations.

The 2010-11 OSU Mars Rover Team, funded in part through an OSGC Student Research Award, earned third place in this year's University Rover Challenge hosted at the Mars Desert Research Station in Hanksville, Utah.

As part of an OSGC funded project, a team of Jackson Middle School students flew an experiment on space shuttle Endeavor’s final mission as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP).