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About the Wyoming Space Grant Consortium

Wyoming Space Grant sponsors educational and research programs in the state of Wyoming in support of NASA's missions. We also serve as a link between citizens of the state and NASA programs. Wyoming Space Grant Consortium is one of 52 consortia representing each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.  Our programs include research fellowships for students at Wyoming's 2- and 4-year colleges, scholarship programs for community college students pursuing math and science careers, resources for Wyoming's K-12 teachers, and educational programs for the general public.

Wyoming NASA Space Grant Goals include:

  • To promote science, math, engineering and technology education from elementary through university levels
  • To enhance space science/engineering research infrastructure at Wyoming’s community colleges and the University of Wyoming
  • To recruit women, underrepresented minorities and the disabled for careers in math, science, engineering and technology
  • To encourage interdisciplinary research in space science and engineering
  • To enhance public awareness of the benefits of space-related research and exploration

Wyoming NASA Space Grant Mission:

  • To promote a strong educational base in science, math, engineering, and technology from the elementary grades through the university levels.
  • To encourage cooperation and communication among industry, government, and educational institutions.
  • To encourage interdisciplinary training, research, and public service programs related to aerospace.
  • To recruit and train professionals, especially women and underrepresented minorities, for careers in STEM.
  • To develop state research infrastructure to enhance workforce and economic development of Wyoming.
  • To raise awareness of Space Grant programs and partnerships.

Space Grant Staff

Dr. Shawna McBride                    
Interim Director                                  

  Shawna McBride








Michele Turner                 Samantha Ogden               Megan Candelaria       

Program Coordinator            K-12 Program Coordinator    Associate Director      


 This page was last updated Tuesday, April 25, 2017 02:28 PM

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