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NDSGC Supports Teachers to Attend Space Camp

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Educator in Fargo, ND, Tonya Greywind, was selected as one of three North Dakota teachers to receive Space Grant funding to attend the Space Academy for Educators at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL.  See the article published in the Fargo Forum below.  Peter Sykora of Ellendale, ND also attended, and Ellen […]

VCSU Workshop – Deep Sea Diver

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC conducted a pre-service teacher workshop for 15 Valley City State University students on Wednesday June 24th.  They learned about NASA resources and opportunities available to them as educators and completed the SciGirls “Deep Sea Diver” activity.  They created some pretty creative neutrally buoyant objects!   Educator Resources and Deep Sea Diver PowerPoint Deep […]

Congratulations to our May Graduates!

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

The following degrees have been awarded for May graduation: M.S. in Space Studies Amy Bartlett, Jason Curra, Iva Gerasimenko, Daniela Henckel, Ari Jones, Manish Khatri, Anne Longlet, Travis Nelson, Rachael Nutting, Robert Oehmke, Arturo Ortiz, Charles (Greg) Simpson, Daniel Wallace, Ph.D. in Aerospace Science Our very first Ph.D. was awarded to David Kugler! Congratulations to […]

Recent Publication by Alum Elizabeth Howell

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

Elizabeth Howell, SpSt M.Sc. 2012, was recently published in Space Policy along with UND SpSt professor David Whalen, who has just entered phased retirement. The publication was based on Howell’s M.Sc. thesis, for which Dr. Whalen was the advisor. Howell is currently in the Aerospace Sciences Ph.D. program. Howell, E. and Whalen, D. (2015). Caution […]

Dr. Hardersen Attends California Workshop

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. Paul Hardersen assisted in a two-day workshop held at Concordia College in Irving, CA, on June 9th – 10th titled, “Student Research and Robotic Telescopes.”  Dr. Hardersen is a co-organizer of the event and presented two talks, one will highlighted the UND Space Studies Observatory.

Dr Rygalov presents at International Workshop

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. Vadim Rygalov participated in the International Workshop on Bio-Regenerative Life Support Systems development in Turin, Italy, May 18th – 19th  with a paper and presentation titled, “BIOS-3: Russian Experience in Bio-Regenerative Life Support for Space.”  This presentation was given remotely from the newly complete Space Studies conference room, The Well.