John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

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Elizabeth Bjerke

Fabric from ‘NDX-1’ spacesuit launched Wednesday for yearlong tests on International Space Station

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

UND spacesuit rockets into cosmos By, David Dodds Pieces of fabric from the University of North Dakota-developed NDX-1 spacesuit were launched into space aboard a Northrop Grumman “NG CRS-11 Cygnus” Resupply Mission, on Wednesday, on its way to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch took place at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Wallops […]

Hoeven brings FAA to UND to discuss air traffic control hiring regulations, legislation designed to change them

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

In Search of the ‘Best and Brightest’ By, Conner Murphy Flanked by Dean of UND Aerospace Paul Lindseth and the Air Traffic Organization’s Deputy Chief Tim Arel, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., discussed his recent introduction of bipartisan legislation reforming the air traffic controller hiring regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND […]

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

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, Home Page News

Up, Up and Away By, Patrick C. Miller Balloons remain a critical component of how scientists observe and forecast weather. UND students receive hands-on experience in launching, tracking and monitoring data collection using this method, which dates back 80 years. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today. Not all Atmospheric Sciences students attending the University of North […]

UND Space Studies students finish seventh mission in Inflatable Lunar/Mars Habitat

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

Science, but no Fiction By, Patrick C. Miller Just west of Interstate 29 and the University of North Dakota campus, there’s a series of five white inflatable modules connected by tunnels. Antennas stretching skyward and the futuristic rover vehicle parked nearby give the area the appearance of a science fiction movie set. What happens at […]