Post Tagged with: "John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences"

A night for flight

A night for flight

September 25, 2018

Half century of aviation excellence for UND Aerospace celebrated during Homecoming week

Lents — a master certified flight instructor and assistant professor and collegiate aerobatics coach at UND — placed fifth overall among the world’s best pilots. Image courtesy of Mike Lents.

High flying on a hair-raising stage

September 6, 2018

UND aerobatics pilot Mike Lents earns top marks for Team USA. in silver-medal finish at World championships

UND President Mark Kennedy addresses recent Aviation Department vote in an open letter.

President Kennedy: Open Letter to Aviation Department

August 30, 2018

President Kennedy addresses recent Aviation Department vote

Delta-UND Career Pathways Program

Delta loves UND — and it shows

August 28, 2018

Another major airline career pathway program gives UND students more options to become mainline pilots

Pres. Kennedy image: During his address at the 12th Annual UAS Summit & Expo, UND President Mark Kennedy outlined three vital inheritances for North Dakota to embrace in maintaining its status as a UAS leader. Kennedy continues to stress the importance of investing in research universities as economic engines capable of diversifying the regional economy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Seize the skies

August 23, 2018

UND President Mark Kennedy sees now as carpe diem moment for North Dakota if it wants to stay ahead the UAS research and development pack

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

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

Cadet Casey Toavs receives his first set of wings from Maj. Michael Allen upon graduating from the Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy. He and nine other cadets spent their summer at UND earning their private pilot's license. Photo by Connor Murphy/ UND Today.

Fresh wings

August 7, 2018

Junior cadet graduates soar at new Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy

Cadets on deck

Cadets on deck

August 7, 2018

UND takes on junior cadets as part of new Flight Academy program

High-flying heroics

High-flying heroics

July 24, 2018

UND Alum Jeff Boerboon brings one-of-a-kind aircraft to alma mater before headlining famed Oshkosh airshow

(Left to right) )Robert Kunze, Brennan Granger, Steve Martin, Sanford Fogg and Tom Zeidlik stand behind the ACES II ejection seat donated by retired Air Force Lt. Col. Stephen Granger with the help of his son, Brennan. Granger was allowed to keep the seat after it saved his life in 2005, which he eventually passed to Brennan when he came to UND. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

‘Thrust you can trust’

June 26, 2018

UND Aerospace’s one-of-a-kind gift — an F-16 jet’s ejection seat that saved life of student’s father

From left to right: UND Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and coach Erin Roesler, Monique McAnnally, Dakotah Osborn, and Jenna Annable stand in front of ‘Evelyn’, the Piper Archer aircraft they will use in 2018’s Air Race Classic. Missing from the group photo is Emily Hartley, the team’s ground coordinator, as she was completing her certification as a UND flight instructor. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Representing with flying colors

June 19, 2018

UND’s newest team of women aviators ready to take on the field in 2,400-mile Air Race Classic

United Airlines/UND Career Pathway Program

United we fly

June 12, 2018

New pact provides defined steps for UND students to get waiting jobs at major airline, regional partners

Cooper Pallasch and Steven Kinney

Top guns

May 29, 2018

UND Aerospace home to top two best student pilots in the nation after national flight/safety competition

Foster credits her passion and motivation for her success as both an athlete and pilot. Since arriving at UND as a track and field walk-on, Foster has pursued a degree in commercial aviation as a helicopter pilot. Image courtesy of North Dakota Athletics

Student-athlete of the Month: Kyley Foster

May 29, 2018

Big Sky pole vaulting champion elevates her game on the filed and in her chopper as commercial aviation major

The three ILMH 14 day mission crew, from left to right: UND biomechanical engineering student Nelio Nascimento; mission commander and UND Space Studies grad student Prabhu Victor; and Michael Castro, MD, a physician from Florida and the mission’s medical officer. Juan Pedraza/UND image

Demystifying Mars without leaving home

May 22, 2018

UND ‘Mars’ explorers emerge from two-weeks in sealed habitat after latest mission to test long-duration stays on the Red Planet