Mission and History

North Carolina Space Grant (NC Space Grant), established in 1991, is an active member in a national network of university-based consortia. Established by Congress and implemented by NASA, the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program contributes to the nation's science enterprise by funding research, education, and public service projects through a national network of 52 Space Grant consortia.

NC Space Grant has thirteen member institutions, 7 industry/government/non-profit partners and has managed and provided nearly $12 million in support to North Carolina citizens.

2015-2018 Strategic Plan





North Carolina Space Grant is a NASA
sponosored program administered by
North Carolina State University.