New Mexico Space Grant Consortium is a group of academic, industry, and government collaborators who work with and support faculty and students to advance the benefits of space related research and education to New Mexicans.


  • The International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS) is the industry standard for commercial space conferences. The agenda is content rich, featuring industry thought leaders. The setting is intimate to foster networking.
  • NMSU camera and GPS tracking payload will be attached to a high altitude balloon (HAB). It will stream live video and images to a NASA website.
    Eclipse Ballooning Project
  • NASA provides competition opportunities to students and faculty. NMSGC offers financial support for their efforts.
    Competitions & Challenges


New Mexico Space Grant Consortium provides funding to faculty & students to develop competitive research & technology projects across New Mexico.
  • RIG grants provide seed funding to faculty who conduct research that aligns with NASA Mission Directorates and goals.
    Research Initiation Grant (RIG) Application
  • The grant is intended to support project-based course development, capstone courses, curriculum or course re-design.
    Education Enhancement Grant Application
  • View a list of recent research projects funded by NMSGC.
    Supported Research & Education


  • The fellowship is open to full time STEM graduate students enrolled at any university in New Mexico
    Graduate Research Fellowship Application
  • The scholarship is open to full time STEM undergraduate students enrolled at any community college or university in New Mexico.
    Undergraduate Research Scholarship Application
  • The scholarship is intended for education major students who will begin their student teaching soon.
    Education Major Scholarship Application
  • The program provides support to teams participating in NASA and space-related design competitions.
    Student Competition Program Application
  • These internships engage students in real-world experiences at NASA Field Centers or at space-related companies.
  • We support public service projects that publicize the vision, mission, and priorities of NASA and the NMSGC programs statewide.
    Public Service & Informal Education Grant

Industry Partners