NASA Kentucky
Aerospace Research & Workforce

Team Fellowships

UofL Engineering students work on a high-powered rocket for entry into the NASA Student Launch Competition. Credit: Austin Lassell.

UofL Engineering students and advisors (and fans!) prepare to launch a high-powered rocket in the NASA Student Launch Competition. Credit: Austin Lassell.


NASA Kentucky awards fellowships to higher education student groups at schools in the Space Grant Consortium across the Commonwealth to participate in national or regional team project opportunities.  Faculty members at schools in the Consortium may nominate students for NASA KY fellowship awards.

More information on how to nominate teams:
NASA KY Space Grant

Examples of Team Project Opportunities:
NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge
NASA Student Launch Challenge
NASA Robotic Mining Competition
Space Grant National Eclipse Ballooning Project
RockOn / RockSat


University of Louisville Engineering has built a leading university team project program with support including previous NASA KY Team Fellowships.

UofL has finished top five in the nation each of the past five years it has competed in the NASA's Student Launch Competition.  Find out more about the team's success and its plans for this year:
YouTube: River City Rocketry
Twitter: River City Rocketry

Owensboro CTC ROVER

OCTC will participate in their first Human Exploration Rover Challenge this April.

Facebook: OCTC Rover Team


The BCTC Ballooning Team is preparing to launch balloons during the National Eclipse Ballooning Project.