John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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Dr. Jianglong Zhang, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, 2011 Winner of NOAA David Johnson Award

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, Home Page News

Dr. Jianglong Zhang, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, has been selected by the National Space Club as the 2011 winner of NOAA David Johnson Award. This award is given annually to recognize achievements of young professionals who have shown outstanding innovation in the use of satellite data for operational environmental applications. The award citation reads: […]

First of Spring Colloquium Series Features Marc Cohen

Categories: Space Studies

The Spring 2012 Space Studies Colloquium Series focuses on the general theme “Consequences of a Growing Dependency on Space Technology ” and will feature several leading experts in the field. The first presentation in this series will feature Marc Cohen, of Cohen Astrotecture, Consulting and Design, Palo Alto, California Topic:  “Space Habitats: An Overview of […]

Dr. Jinaglong Zhang to receive NOAA David Johnson Award

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Jianglong Zhang, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, has been selected by the National Space Club as the 2011 winner of NOAA David Johnson Award. This award is given annually to recognize achievements of young professionals who have shown outstanding innovation in the use of satellite data for operational environmental applications. The award citation reads: […]

Congratulations to our December Grads!

Categories: Space Studies

Congratulations to the following students that were awarded their Master of Science degree at the UND December graduation: Greg Carras, Walt Eis, Gordon Gartrelle, Josh Nelson, Rowen Poole, and Lynn van Broock.

Graduate School 2012 Scholarly Forum

Categories: Space Studies

The Graduate School’s 2012 Scholarly Forum will be held in the Memorial Union on Monday 27 February and Tuesday 28th February. The Forum will showcase more than 70 oral presentations and panels, as well as 80 posters and an art exhibit. There will be a special Roundtable event on Monday at noon in the River […]

University of North Dakota Faculty and Students Take UND Space Suit to “Mars”

Categories: Space Studies

Two graduate students from the Department of Space Studies at UND, Annie Wargetz and Timothy Holland, are on a trip this week to the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) near Hanksville, Utah for field testing of the NDX-1 (North Dakota eXperimental-1) space suit. The NDX-1 is the only university-developed space suit in the United States. […]

Space Studies alum inducted in the Space Camp Hall of Fame

Categories: Space Studies

UND Space Studies alum inducted in the Space Camp Hall of Fame Lt. Col. William Burke Hare III, a US Air Force space and missile operator and 1995 University of North Dakota alum, was recently inducted into the Space Camp Hall of Fame. Hare, who holds a master’s degree from UND’s Department of Space Studies, […]

Next Space Aliens Grill & Bar Observatory Fundraiser is February 21st

Categories: Space Studies

Beginning on January 17, 2012, Space Studies has been collaborating with Space Aliens Grill & Bar on a monthly fundraising drive where 20% of the day’s participating gross receipts are donated to the UND Observatory. If you wish to help raise money for the UND Observatory, just bring the attached flyer to the restaurant on […]

Thesis Proprosal Presentation by Caitlin Nolby on February 14th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies master’s student, Caitlin Nolby, will give her thesis proposal presentation as follows. When: Tuesday, February 14th at 12:30 p.m. Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title:  Introducing Astronomy into High School Physics Curriculum Through the Use of the University of North Dakota Observatory Currently at Grand Forks Central High School, astronomy education is not […]