UND researchers tapped to help improve oil-and-gas safety in Gulf of Mexico

UND researchers tapped to help improve oil-and-gas safety in Gulf of Mexico

Aerospace, Petroleum Engineering receive $755,000 to study whether aviation safety concepts work for offshore drilling Daniel Kwasi Adjekum, assistant professor of aviation, is the principal investigator on a prestigious grant from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine examining the […]

Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

UND Atmospheric Scientist Aaron Kennedy seeks answers to the chilling mysteries of winter storms Aaron Kennedy, UND associate professor of atmospheric sciences, braves subzero temperatures to perform maintenance on weather instruments at the Oakville Field Station west of Grand Forks, N.D. […]

Leader of newly formed Space Force visits UND

Leader of newly formed Space Force visits UND

Gen. John Raymond made his first public visit since the formation of the U.S. Space Force at the invitation of Sen. Kevin Cramer Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond (center) took part in a brief walking tour of UND Aerospace’s facilities during […]

UAS degree program reaches 10-year anniversary

UAS degree program reaches 10-year anniversary

UND Aerospace has 225 UAS graduates since program launch in 2009 Since the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences launched its UAS operation degree program 10 years ago, there have been 225 graduates. Currently, there are 159 students majoring in […]

VCSU: Pre-service teacher workshop – 11/20/19

VCSU: Pre-service teacher workshop – 11/20/19

The NDSGC conducted a pre-service teacher workshop on 11/20/19 with Kathleen Bennett Zaun’s students at Valley City State University. Participant Survey   Downloads: The PowerPoint and material lists for Rockets to the Rescue and other activities can be found in the NDSGC Google Drive of Educational Resources NASA […]

Pathway partnerships create careers for UND’s aspiring pilots

Pathway partnerships create careers for UND’s aspiring pilots

With 17 “Pathway” programs on campus, aviation industry vies for competent, qualified pilots amid shortage The hiring market for pilots is reaching all-time highs amid a global shortage. As a leading flight school, UND is seeing an increased amount of partnerships […]

UAS training gets seal of approval

UAS training gets seal of approval

UND Aerospace plans to take its ASTM International certified UAS training to industry Paul Snyder, director of the UND Aerospace UAS Program, shows the school’s UAS capabilities to a a group of visitors. Snyder is a member of the ASTM International […]

UND: Pre-service teacher workshop – Oct. 22, 2019

UND: Pre-service teacher workshop – Oct. 22, 2019

The NDSGC conducted a pre-service teacher workshop on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.  We conducted three hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Following the classroom activities, we journeyed across UND Aerospace and toured the Human Spaceflight Lab and […]

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

The NDSGC visited Minot State University and led a pre-service teacher workshop on Friday, October 4, 2019.  We conducted four hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Activities Pocket Solar System Strange New Planet UV Astronaut Rockets to the Rescue Here are some […]

Space talk

UND, ND Space Grant hosts video chat between girls’ STEM camp and NASA astronaut in space Middle-schoolers from the Grand Forks recently came to UND to receive a call … from space! The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium hosted a live downlink […]