John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Dr. Gretchen Mullendore to Provide Undergraduate Research Experience

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Gretchen Mullendore, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, will be conducting an undergraduate Special Studies course during the Spring 2012 semester titled “Forecasting/verification of convective regimes for the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) field campaign.” The course will examine of the objectives and motivation of the DC3 field campaign, which will occur May 15-June […]

Space Studies Email List-Serv Update

Categories: Space Studies

All students will have a new UND email address as a result of the switch to the new system dubbed “Live@edu”. If you are currently receiving notices from UND Space Studies to an email address that will be updated to a new “Live@edu” address, please send your new email address to to revise the […]

Four in a row: UND Aerobatics Team wins another national championship

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

With a sweep of the four top spots in individual Primary and leading spots in other individual competitions, UND aviatiors nailed their fourth consecutive team championship at the U.S. National Aerobatic Contest. The competition results were announced recently by the International Aerobatic Club (IAC). Individual congratulations go to the following UND students and Aerobatic Team […]

UND Aerospace donates aviation training device to Bismarck Public Schools

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Monday, December 12, 2011—UND Aerospace donates aviation training device to Bismarck Public Schools The University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences recently donated a Piper Seminole Flight Training Device (FTD) to Bismarck Public Schools Career Academy. The device is a simulator for learning about the operation of a twin-engine […]

Textbook Information for SpSt 560 Corrected

Categories: Space Studies

Please note:  The required textook information for spring semester SpSt 560 has been corrected.  Go to the space.educlass schedule at

Spring 2012 Comp Exam – TOPICS GIVEN

Categories: Space Studies

For students intending to graduate in the coming semester or soon thereafter: SPRING 2012 COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION – OVERVIEW AND GUIDELINES The Masters in Space Studies program is an interdisciplinary program that trains students to think broadly about space related issues. During the program we introduce you to the breadth of Space Studies and the linkages […]

Jeremy Smith to give thesis proposal presentation on Friday, Dec. 9th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies master’s student, Jeremy Smith, will give his thesis proposal presentation as follows.  Please show your support by attending. When: Friday, December 9th at 11 am Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title:  Integration of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems into Precision Agriculture: Putting the Power of Remote Sensing into the Hands of Farmers   The […]

Alum Abel quoted in “New Scientist” article

Categories: Space Studies

Paul Abell, a ’93 graduate of the Department of Space Studies, is quoted frequently in an article in the most recent issue of  “New Scientist.” The article is “Giant Leap, Tiny Rock” on page 52 of the November 26th issue. The article is about the challenges and rewards of sending astronauts to an asteroid. Such […]

E-Mail transition will begin December 16th

Categories: Space Studies

E-mail transition will begin Dec. 16 In order to simplify and enhance communication, UND (along with the North Dakota University System) has adopted standardized e-mail systems for students (Live@edu) and faculty/staff (BPOS/Outlook). In December, UND will transition to using these new e-mail systems as the primary means of communication: Dec. 16: the official student e-mail […]

Holiday Potluck on Friday, December 9th

Categories: Space Studies

The Space Studies department will hold its annual Holiday Potluck Luncheon on Friday, December 9th at noon in the library. All faculty, staff and students, along with their guests are invited. Please bring a dish to share. Everyone is also invited to participate in a gift exchange. If you would like to participate, please bring […]