UND Atmospheric Sciences students receive hands-on experience with weather balloons

UND Atmospheric Sciences students receive hands-on experience with weather balloons

Up, Up and Away By, Patrick C. Miller The antenna on top of Clifford Hall connects to the balloon’s attached radiosonde, which sends information to observing students and instructors. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today. Balloons remain a critical component of how scientists observe […]

Balloon Launch featured on WDAY News

The AESIR (Atmospheric and Experimental Student-Initiated Research) ballooning team conducted their first full-launch of the semester on September 14th. The launch was featured on WDAY, broadcasted during the 6 PM news (https://www.wday.com/news/4499651-und-researchers-use-plankton-help-man-get-mars). Space Studies’ distance students studying the effects of […]

Call for Applications: Student Lead for Ballooning Program (Fellowship)

New Fellowship Position – Balloon Program Coordinator Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2018 semester for the balloon program coordinator. This fellowship position is available to on-campus, graduate Space Studies students. Main responsibilities include the management of the Near-Space Balloon […]