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Welcome to the Space Special Interest Group (Space SIG) of the National Society of Black Engineers Professionals.  The Space SIG, established in the spring of 2005, has long prided itself in being NSBE Professionals' most active SIG.  We directly engage the Black community, both within and beyond the space profession, in technical aspects of human and robotic spaceflight.  We provide volunteer, independent space related research, youth outreach, and technical conferences and meetings.  We have partnerships or other working relationships with many of the nation's leading aerospace agencies and corporations as well as with a growing number of academic institutions.  We also collaborate with other SIGs on technical matters of importance to the Society as a whole. 

If you are employed within the nation’s space industry or have interest in the US space program we invite you to join the Space SIG and get involved by serving on one of our technical project teams, conference planning teams, or outreach project teams.  Exciting opportunities are available for both scientific and engineering professionals as well as for professionals in non-technical disciplines such as management, public relations, marketing, fundraising, grant writing, education, youth development, and more.

NSBE invites you to be part of the exciting space research conducted by the Space SIG.  Through these projects, NSBE serves as an enabling platform.  We offer a means to be involved in “cool”, interesting, and scientifically relevant research.  Participation also enables you to work alongside other Black space professionals in a context that builds mutual understanding of each others’ technical proficiencies.   The Space SIG also aids in your career development by building your professional reputation through conference publications, hardware and software demonstrations, and other engineering analysis or hardware development. 

 

Space SIG General Body Meetings

2nd Mondays, 8pm Central Time
Dial in number: 641-715-3580
Code: 901405#
URL for Screen Sharing: http://join.freeconferencecall.com/spacedirector

 

Content Map

Administrative

About the Space SIG

Core Values

Objectives

History

Working Rules

Meetings

Aerospace Systems Conference

Space Leadership and Project Management Meeting

Space Technology Session

Space Legislative Visit

Projects

Arusha

East Africa Spaceport Feasibility Study

Macho Mengi

Mars Desert Research Station - NSBE Expedition

Power Beaming Demonstration Unit

Visions for Human Space Flight

Outreach

NSBE JEDI

Professional Development Conference

Technical Professional Conference / National Convention

Space Camp Scholarships

Partnership

NSBE Space Advisory Council

Peer Technical Review Team

Celebrity Ambassadors

Branding, Exhibition and Technology Partnership

Donations