John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Thesis proposal presentation by Nicole Thom on Feb. 16th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies master’s student, Nicole Thom, will give her thesis proposal presentation as follows. . When: Thursday, February 16th at 12:30 p.m. Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title: “Atmospheric Mass Loss and Orbital Evolution of Exoplanets” With the discovery of hundreds of exoplanet systems, our understanding of planet formation has changed entirely.  In particular, the […]

Alum Rask Meets Norway Prime Minister during South Pole Festivities

Categories: Space Studies

Jon Rask, graduate of the Dept of Space Studies, is spending several months as a researcher at the South Pole. He is shown here with Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway, who was at the South Pole for the 100 anniversary celebration of Roald Amundsen’s arrival there. Rask, along with six other scientists, put together […]

Computer scientist develops volunteer computing network

Categories: Computer Science, Home Page News

Computing is power, and Travis Desell is effectively harnessing all the power he can. Desell, a faculty member in Computer Science , is researching and developing volunteer computing programs that take advantage of the world’s ever-improving computing and networking capabilities. He’s focusing his efforts on volunteer computing because it competes well with the world’s fastest […]

Thesis Proposal Presentation by Todd Borzych on January 19th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies online master’s student, Todd Borzych, will give his thesis proposal presentation as follows. When: Thursday, January 19th at 4:00 p.m. Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title:  Size Dependent Earth-Impactor Warning Times and Corresponding Transponder Mission Designs Warning times for Earth-Impactors have historically been close to zero.  Only in recent years has there been […]

Thesis Proposal Presentation by Tim Holland on January 18th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies master’s student, Tim Holland, will give his thesis proposal presentation as follows. When: Wednesday, January 18th at 3:00 p.m. Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title:  Design and Testing Validation of an Extendable Pressurized Tunnel for an Inflatable Lunar Habitat In the design of the UND inflatable lunar habitat (ILH), the need for an […]

Thesis Proposal Presentation by Rakesh Nath on January 26th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies master’s student, Rakesh Nath, will give his thesis proposal presentation as follows. When: Thursday, January 26th at 4:00 p.m. Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title:  Commissioning the H-alpha Filter at the UND Observatory for Continuous Monitoring of the un The sun is the most obvious astronomical object that has not had effective continuous […]

UAS Research Program Review – Public Presentations

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

President Kelley has commissioned a program review of UAS-related research. The UAS Research Program Review is scheduled for January 18-19. As part of the review, there will be public presentations by each faculty member involved in UAS-related research. The presentations will be held at Skalicky Hall, Room 211, on Wednesday, January 18th from 9:00 a.m. […]

Space Studies announces iPad app

Categories: Space Studies

The Department of Space Studies is proud to announce the initial release of a Space Studies application that is available for iPad owners. Produced by John Boucha, a May 2011 Space Studies M.S. graduate, the iPad application educates and informs users about the department and its academic programs as well as basic educational information about […]

Space Studies Fundraising event at Space Aliens Grill & Bar

Categories: Space Studies

Anouncing the first-ever fundraising collaboration between the UND Observatory and the Space Aliens Grill & Bar restaurant in Grand Forks….Beginning on January 17, 2012, Space Studies will be collaborating on a monthly fundraising drive where 20% of the day’s participant gross receipts will be donated to the UND Observatory. If you wish to help raise […]

Kajli Agrawal Attends AGU Meeting in California

Categories: Space Studies

Kajli Agrawal, a graduate student at UND Space Studies attended the American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference 2011 in San Francisco, CA on Dec 5-9. Her abstract, titled “Estimation of E-Region Electron Density Profile Using Radio Occultation Measurements” was selected for poster presentation which was presented by her on Dec 8th 2011. AGU happens to be […]