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Stefan Tomovic, Pretoria, South Africa, is a University of North Dakota Space Studies student who served as mission commander for the seventh Lunar/Mars Habitat (ILMH) mission completed on May 8. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Science, but no fiction

May 19, 2019 at

UND Space Studies student researchers conclude two extraterrestrial weeks sealed in Inflatable Lunar/Mars Habitat

The UND Flying Team earned championship number 17 this past week at SAFECON 2019. The week-long convention and competition puts collegiate pilots to the ultimate test. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Poised to soar

January 29, 2019 at

Aerospace enrollment, research prestige and industry pacts fly high when aviation world needs them most

IMLH No. 6 crew members exit module on Oct. 24.

Down to Earth

October 25, 2018 at

UND ‘astronauts’ emerge from 14-day simulated mission to Mars in good spirits

Using technology worthy of a high-tech Hollywood movie, Space Studies graduate student Sophie Orr is studying how to prevent motion-related injury in astronauts working in space, with a longterm goal of using the research to build a better, more efficient spacesuit. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Capturing the moment

August 23, 2018 at

UND grad student, Kinisiology Department use Hollywood-eque technology to design better spacesuit

This latest mission features two new research modules for plant production and extravehicular activities, funded with a new NASA grant of $750,000. It began in September 2015 and is scheduled to end in August 2018.

One small step

October 19, 2017 at

UND Space Studies students confined to Lunar-Mars Habitat for 14 days in one-of-a-kind NASA-funded research mission

UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León looks on as former UND grad student Tiffany Swarmer, wearing one of his latest versions of the UND NDX space suit system, manipulates a camera. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Space station takes shape

July 4, 2017 at

UND Aerospace Engineer Pablo de León installing final modules of his NASA-funded inflatable lunar/Mars habitat

In this centerspread photo taken from the November issue of National Geographic magazine, photographer Phillip Toledano captures UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León wearing the space suit he designed and constructed at UND in the “regolith chamber” at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Best of 2016

December 9, 2016 at

Image of UND space engineer Pablo de León in November issue of National Geographic ranked among that publication’s top photos of the year

UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León looks on as former UND grad student Tiffany Swarmer, wearing one of his latest versions of the UND NDX space suit system, manipulates a camera. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Out of this world

October 20, 2016 at

UND space engineer takes the spotlight at Smithsonian, shows up in centerfold of November issue of National Geographic magazine