Brown Bag Seminar to Feature Peter Henson

The fall semester Brown Bag Seminar Series features graduate students providing presentations on their current research or recent internships.  Please show your support by attending!  Funded students are expected to be present unless work or class prevents it.

This series of presentations will be held in the Space Studies Library at noon.  Please join us with your own “brown bag” lunch.

Our next presentation in this series will feature Peter Henson on Wednesday, December 4th at noon.

Presentation title:  “CO2 Freezer

About the presentation:  Peter will discuss his summer as an intern in the Exploration and Research Technology Branch at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. He worked on a team, developing a system to freeze and collect carbon dioxide out of Martian atmosphere. As a resource, CO2 can be utilized in a chemical reaction to generate rocket propellant. The system he worked on was a scaled-up version of previous experiments. He will also discuss the internship experience and what he learned from KSC.

About the presenter: Peter Henson is from Carrington, ND. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University and is currently a third-year Space Studies student.  He enjoys baseball, snowboarding, and HAM radio.

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