Welcome to UArizona SEDS!

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit that empowers young people to participate and make an impact in space exploration. Part of the college of engineering, SEDS helps students develop their technical and leadership skills by providing opportunities to manage and participate in national projects as well as to attend conferences, publish their work, and develop their professional network in order to help students become more effective in their present and future academic, governmental, and educational careers.

If you are interested, ask to join our email list by sending a message to PG4gdWVycz0iem52eWdiOm5ldm1iYW5mcnFmQHR6bnZ5LnBieiI+bmV2bWJhbmZycWZAdHpudnkucGJ6PC9uPg== and join our Discord channel to get the latest updates and reminders for our biweekly general meetings, held in Kuiper, Rm. 330! We also have a google calendar that has all of our meeting times and locations.

We do lots of cool things, such as outreach, socials, the ASCEND launch, and more. ASCEND is a semester-long project focused on designing and building a payload that goes up to near space (100k feet) on a weather balloon, taking lots of cool data that we then analyze and present at the yearly space grant symposium. Members of our ASCEND team work on 3-D modeling, 3-D printing, PCB design, soldering, and arduino coding. However we don’t expect everyone to know all of those and we are more than happy to teach anyone who wants to learn! To get involved, show up to a general meeting or come to one of our ASCEND meetings (you can join at any point in the semester).

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Our Office

    Our office is in the Charles P. Sonett building, room 21. To get there, just go through Sonett's main entrance, walk to the back, turn left and head down the stairs! Alternatively, head down the loading dock in between the Sonett and Steward buildings and knock on the first set of windows next to the railing on the south side. Alternatively, send a message in the discord and someone from the office will let you in at the door at the bottom of the loading area or from the set of doors that opens to the parking lot.

Our office phone is (520) 621-5958, however it is unlikely calls will be answered. Preferably,  send an email to PG4gdWVycz0iem52eWdiOm5ldm1iYW5mcnFmQHR6bnZ5LnBieiI+bmV2bWJhbmZycWZAdHpudnkucGJ6PC9uPg== or a message on our Discord server to get in touch.

Meeting times:

ASCEND: Wednesdays at 7pm, Friday at 5 pm.

General: Biweekly Friday at 4 pm.

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Join our Discord server to interact with other members and stay the most up-to-date on our activities!

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