DESGC committed to offering travel funds for the 2023-2024 NEBP team from University of Delaware, led by Dr. Ed Nowak. Anticipated student learning ranges across technical skills related to using tools, electronics, RF communication, particle detectors, sensors, data acquisition, mechanical design and construction/assembly, computer applications and databases as well as problem solving and trouble shooting… Continue reading National Eclipse Balloon Project
RockSat-C is a competitive program for students to design and build a sounding rocket payload, then launch the payload on a rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, VA. The program actively engages students through full design-process mentoring, assisting the teams through the design phase and leading them through testing, integration, and the… Continue reading RockSat-C Program
The RockOn! Workshop is held annually at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, VA. During the workshop, teams of 3 students/faculty build a sounding rocket payload from a kit in 3 days and launch it into space on the sixth day.
CubeSats are small spacecraft with standardized form factors for low-cost access to space. The University of Delaware (UD) CubeSat Ground Station (CSGS) is being developed in partnership with the CubeSat Radio Interferometry Experiment (CURIE), a NASA-funded CubeSat mission led by the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and slated for launch in late 2020. This award… Continue reading The University of Delaware CubeSat Ground Station (UD/CSGS)