John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Fall 2010 Comprehensive Exam Info

Categories: Space Studies

For students intending to graduate in the coming semester or soon thereafter: FALLĀ 2010 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 between the […]

Fall semester to include colloquium series

Categories: Space Studies

Starting fall 2010, the Department of Space Studies will organize a colloquium series in fall semesters, in addition to the traditional spring colloquium series. While the spring colloquium series will focus on the specific capstone topic, the fall series will include presentations by experts from a variety of fields. The colloquium series is offered for […]

Alum Alex Diaz awarded 2010 GMIS Luminary Award

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies alum Alejandro Diaz (’09) was recently awarded the 2010 GMIS/HENAAC Luminary Award. “The HENAAC (Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference) Luminary Award is presented to top Hispanic professionals in engineering, science, and technology. The caliber of HENAAC nominees continues to reflect the highest levels of excellence as more Hispanic STEM professionals advance to […]

Hawaii based Brian Shiro, of Astronoauts for Hire, quoted in the New Scientist

Categories: Space Studies

UND Space Studies Masters degree candidate, Brian Shiro, of Astronauts4Hire, was interviewed by the New Scientist magazine this July. As quoted in the New Scientist (Link), Brian said What’s the idea behind Astronauts4Hire? Our aim is to train a highly qualified group to become the first scientist-astronauts for hire by researchers wanting to fly experiments […]

Dr. Santhosh Seelan appointed Space Studies chair

Categories: Space Studies

Noted remote sensing expert, UND faculty member Santhosh Seelan appointed to Space Studies chair Dr. Santhosh Seelan, professor of Space Studies and a noted expert in satellite remote sensing, has been appointed chair of the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (UND Aerospace) Department of Space Studies. Seelan replaces Dr. […]

Update on Aerospace PhD

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News, Space Studies

The PhD in Aerospace Studies, a joint program between aviation and space studies departments, is expected to start in fall of 2011. The Stage I proposal was approved by the ND State Board of Higher Education last spring and the Stage II (final) proposal is ready for submission in early fall 2010. We hope the […]

Class schedules updated

Categories: Space Studies

The Space Studies class schedules have been updated through Summer 2013. Go here to access both the on-campus and distance ed schedules.