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Stipends: Setting up your account

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Setting up your stipends: To set up your stipend for your stipends, we need you to fill out the following forms: 1) Direct Deposit 2) W-9s   1) Please open, download, and fill out the direct deposit form. The Direct Deposit form is here: (https://tinyurl.com/y8dmaer2). Please follow the instructions on the page. This lets UND […]

NASA ND Space Grant Info Session (August 2021)

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Attention all ND college students:    The ND Space Grant Consortium hosted an informational Zoom webinar session for students interested in learning how they can get involved in NASA internships, research fellowships, scholarships, team projects, and STEM outreach efforts. This session was recorded and linked below for students unable to attend.   Click here to view the recording from August 26th. […]

New Faculty Member, Dr. Jared Marquis

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce our newest Assistant Professor, Dr. Jared Marquis. Jared recently earned his PhD in Atmospheric Sciences at UND and already has several years of instructing experience at UND and Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Jared’s teaching focus at UND will include Synoptic Meteorology (ATSC-411) […]

Michael Dodge Interviewed for Georgia Spaceport FAA Approval Article

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. Michael Dodge was recently interviewed for an AP article titled After 9 years and $10M, Georgia spaceport nears FAA approval.  Since 2012, Camden County on the Georgia-Florida line has doggedly pursued plans to build and operate the 13th licensed U.S. commercial rocket launch pad for blasting satellites into orbit.  Read the entire article at https://www.seattletimes.com/business/after-9-years-and-10m-georgia-spaceport-nears-faa-approval/  

Welcome Pam!

Categories: Space Studies

Pam Nielsen has joined the staff at the Department of Space Studies to replace Bev Fetter who is retiring on June 30th.  Pam worked in the Space Studies office several years ago as a part-time assistant and is currently training to fill the full-time administrative secretary position created by Bev’s departure.  She has most recently […]

Pablo de León Quoted in New UPI.com Article

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. Pablo de León was recently interviewed for a UPI.com article titled NASA’s new $23 million space commode system is more than just a toilet. Read the entire article at https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/06/07/space-station-toilet-nasa/2941622557461/

Michael Dodge Published in North Dakota Law Review

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. Michael Dodge has had published a Law Review article with the North Dakota Law Review, entitled “Regulating Orbital Debris: the Federal Communications Commission Tackles Space Junk”, found at https://law.und.edu/law-review/issues/96/2.html

Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) Call for Proposals

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC is now accepting proposals for the 2021-2022 Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) program   What: The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) is soliciting applications for the Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) program, which is designed to promote, develop, and expand NASA research and projects within North […]

Pablo de León and Sherry Fieber-Beyer visit ND Space Force.

Categories: Space Studies

Pablo de León and Sherry Fieber-Beyer along with eight other UND faculty visited the Cavalier Air Force Station last month to discuss potential research, workforce development opportunities, and Space Force, the newest branch of the armed forces, established in December 2019. The article is published in UND TODAY.