View the Solar Eclipse Safely

With less than a week for the solar eclipse, NASA CTSGC would like to encourage everyone to get out there for the experience.  That being said, please remember, that when viewing the upcoming solar eclipse, doing so in a safe manner is of utmost importance.  What this...

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High Altitude Balloon Test Launch

On July 31st the University of Bridgeport team completed a test launch of one of it's High Altitude Balloons in order to prepare for their launch on Eclipse day. The full story can be found at UB...

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High Altitude Balloon Launch Locations

Please see the map below to view the launch locations for the high altitude balloons on eclipse day.  The schools represented are, University of Southern Indiana, University of Bridgeport, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical...

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Eclipse Across America – Press Release

GET READY FOR THIS SUMMER’S 2017 ECLIPSE ACROSS AMERICA I wish to make you aware of ongoing work involving Connecticut universities related to the upcoming August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse and possible consideration for university news dissemination. To “Get Ready”...

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NASA CTSGC Team to Broadcast Total Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017 a rare astronomical event—a total solar eclipse—will be visible throughout portions of the United States as members of the NASA CTSGC participate in an unprecedented national public outreach project. Along with 54 other student groups at 25...

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