Lead Institution

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign logo and link

Dr. Joshua L. Rovey
Director, Illinois Space Grant Consortium
Department of Aerospace Engineering
302B Talbot Lab MC 234
104 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801-2935
Telephone: (217) 300-7092
Fax: (217) 244-0720

Heidi M. Bjerke
Senior Coordinator
Department of Aerospace Engineering
306J Talbot Lab
104 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL  61801
Telephone:(217) 300-0151
Fax: (217) 244-0720 

Meet our amazing affiliates!

Adler Planetarium

Dr. Geza Gyuk
Director of Astronomy

1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.

Chicago, IL 60605

(312) 322-0311

Bradley University

Dr. Shannon Timpe
Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

315 Jobst Hall

1501 W. Bradley Ave.

Peoria, IL 61625

(309) 677-2708

Chicago State University

Dr. Valerie Goss

Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering Studies

9501 S. King Dr.

Chicago, IL 60628

(773) 995-3892

City Colleges of Chicago

Phillip Vargas
Associate Professor
Interim PI

Department of Physical Sciences

Harold Washington College

30 E. Lake St.

Room 903

Chicago, IL 60601

(312) 553-3076

DePaul University

Dr. Bernhard Beck-Winchatz

Department of Physics, Department of STEM Studies

College of Science and Health

NASA Space Science Center for Education and Outreach

990 W. Fullerton Ave., Suite 4400

Chicago, IL 60614

(773) 325-4545

Discovery Center Museum

Lana Paris
Executive Director

711 N. Main St.

Rockford, IL 61103

(815) 963-6769

Illinois Institute of Technology

Dr. David Williams

Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering

Armour College of Engineering and Science

Engineering 1 Building., Room 209C

3110 S. State St.

Chicago, IL 60616

(312) 567-3192

Northern Illinois University

Dr. John Shelton

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Building, Room 204

590 Garden Road

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Northwestern University

Dr. Mel Ulmer

Department of Physics and Astronomy

2145 Sheridan Rd.

Evanston, IL 60208

(847) 491-5633

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Dr. Jeffrey Sabby
Associate Professor

Department of Physics

Box 1654

Edwardsville, IL 62026-1654

(618) 650-2472

The University of Chicago

Dr. Scott Wakely

Department of Physics

5640 S. Ellis Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637

(773) 834-3249

University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Max Berkelhammer
Associate Professor