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About TSGC

MISSION STATEMENT

15th YEAR REPORT

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MISSION STATEMENT

The Texas Space Grant Consortium, formed in 1989, has as its objectives to:

  • Foster sharing of space related course materials among consortium academic institutions
  • Foster the development of multi-institutional space research efforts incl uding industry-university teaming
  • Foster high quality graduate level space research at consortium academic institutions
  • Use interest in space to increase participation in science and mathematics in the public schools
  • Foster space-related programs and curricula for public schools and for the public
  • Increase the pool of high school graduates who enter college to study science, mathematics, and engineering with emphasis on underrepresented minorities and women

The TSGC membership currently includes 53 organizations -- the largest among the 52 consortia nationally. Members are spread across the state -- El Paso to Beaumont and Corpus Christi to Brownsville. Academic members include institutions both public and private; large and small; minority and non-minority. Industry members include both large and small companies. TSGC has developed a very balanced program in the mix of higher education, research infrastructure and public service projects that are undertaken by the member organizations.

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