John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

PhD Candidate Elizabeth Howell published at

Dr. Michael Dodge was interviewed by SpSt M.S. Alum (’12) and current Aerospace Science Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Howell for her recently published online article, “The Space Station Is Shifting to Commercial Crew Vehicles. Where Does That Leave Russia?” at  In June Howell was part of a group of journalists who traveled to Kazakhstan for the Expedition 56 crew launch to the International Space Station (ISS).  Back in Moscow at TsUP (Russian Mission Control), the journalists were able to talk about the mission with officials representing NASA, Europe, and Roscosmos (the Russian space agency). Howell interviewed Dr. Dodge about the future options for the Russian space program for her article based on that meeting.