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Welcome to the Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium's Website!

<font size="6">Welcome to the Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium's Website!</font><br/ >

As one of 52 members of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, our mission is to expand opportunities for Pennsylvanians to learn about and participate in NASA’s aeronautics and space programs by supporting and enhancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, research, and outreach programs.

click here for more of Dr. Christopher House's welcome message.

Spotlight

World View Balloon Lofts Gannon University’s payload entitled the Cosmic Ray Calorimeter (GU-CRC) as part of NASA Experiments to Near-Space Heights

Gannon University’s high-altitude ballooning payload was flown on March 12, 2015 to observe characteristics of cosmic rays in near space.

Internal View of the GU-CRC
Internal View of the GU-CRC



For more news coverage, see below:

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/world-view-balloon-lofts-nasa-experiments-near-space-heights-n320216
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2478169,00.asp?kc=PCRSS03069TX1K0001121
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/Features/world_view_balloon.html
http://www.gannon.edu/NewsDetail.aspx?id=4574
http://www.eturbonews.com/56334/world-view-completes-first-commercial-flight
http://spacecoastdaily.com/2015/03/ucfs-successful-launch-brings-payload-to-edge-of-space/
http://www.space.com/28791-world-view-commercial-space-balloon-flight.html




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:: Website updated: 04/19/2015