People

This project has been the hard work of the National Space Grant Consortia and a myriad of other individuals donating their time and effort for the sake of global collaboration and science.

Lead organizations

This project was developed and created by the Colorado Space Grant Consortium.
Chris Koehler, Director of Colorado Space Grant, teaches the Pathway to Space class at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Staff & Faculty

COSGC is joined by Space Grant teams from across the country in the development of our mission.

COSGC student staff members hard at work on the GLEE project

Students

GLEE is supported by a group of CU Boulder students from a variety of backgrounds. A love of space is the only pre-req!

Students involved with one of COSGC's numerous outreach and teaching events.

you

How will you join us for this expedition?


Current GLEEmers at cosgc

Meet the group of students from the University of Colorado who are currently working toward the next era of space science and accessibility!

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Nadia Abuharus

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon:

My favorite thing about the moon is that tides on Earth are caused by its gravitational pull.

Fun Fact: I can speak Arabic and Spanish.

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Tim Bauer

Computer and Electrical Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: That only a select group of people have been to the moon and there is still so much to learn about it!

Fun Fact: I can touch my tongue to my nose.

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Jackson Bilello

Mechanical Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: Level of difficulty to safely land and return life forms from lunar surface.

Fun Fact: I like to build my own simple computer games using python


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Harry Fuchs Brodsky

Geology (PhD)

Favorite thing about the moon: Lavas that are 15% titanium dioxide by weight!! Crazy!

Fun Fact: I love cooking French food!


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Evie Clarke

Aerospace Engineering, Astronomy

Favorite thing about the moon: It holds a whole lotta moon in it.

Fun Fact: I write in cursive.

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Julian Claxton

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: How much detail it has. You can observe it with everything from an observatory to your naked eye and still have a great time! There is so much to see there, it never gets boring.

Fun Fact: I'm a figure skater and cyclist in my free time, I love doing things that keep me moving!

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Hanna Galimanis

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: How everyone on Earth has the same one.

Fun Fact: I think STEAM is a pretty cool mission.

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Nick Gentile

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: Water Ice at the poles!

Fun Fact: I have a lot of plants, they're all terrible and I love them.

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Zack Herzer

Mechanical Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: How we had only seen one side of it until photographs emerged in the late 1950s!

Fun Fact: I skied every week this year (including the summer)!

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Emma Hopson

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: How it lights up the night and there is still so much to learn about it!

Fun Fact: My goal is to hike all of the Colorado 14ners!

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Yvonne Liu

Computer Science

Favorite thing about the moon: It looks like a smiling face from Earth!

Fun Fact: I am a foodie, and I love trying different cuisines from all over the world!


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Lorenzo Madera

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: The Dark Side.

Fun Fact: I broke my collarbone and didn't know for a month.

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Amanda Marlow

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: How beautiful it is in the sky! I enjoy gazing at the moon while contemplating the true scale if the cosmos.

Fun Fact: I love playing volleyball

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Matt Moran

Computer Science

Fun Fact: I love to do landscape photography and astrophotography!

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Daedalus Muse

Mechanical Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: The difficulties of getting to the moon and designing for the harsh lunar environment make the engineering challenges that much more exciting.

Fun Fact: I plan to do motorcycle racing at some point in my life.

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Lawson Nerenberg

Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science

Favorite thing about the moon: How it is the reason for tides!

Fun Fact: I've spent many summers searching for artifacts as an Archeological Field Technician


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Erin Omyer

Statistics and Data Science

Favorite thing about the moon: It’s out of this world!

Fun Fact: I can make boba from scratch in a matter of one hour and fifteen minutes.

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Julia Sheeran

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: How it's gravitational pull is able to generate tides here on Earth.


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Andy Starr

Aerospace Engineering (Grad Student)

Fun Fact: I'm a competitive chess player


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Adam Trunko

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: There is still so much unknown and untapped potential including one day having the ability to sustain human life!

Fun Fact: I love sports and am the captain of the CU Men's Ice Hockey Team!


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Adam Vitti

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: It is the only other celestial body that humans have visited.

Fun Fact: I can blow bubbles off my tongue! (Also love scuba diving)


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Sydney Walthall

Aerospace Engineering

Favorite thing about the moon: Moonquakes!

Fun Fact: I raise and train guide dogs for the blind