John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Kelsey Watkins receives Outstanding Senior Woman Award

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Kelsey Watkins, a senior major in Atmospheric Sciences, is the recipient of this year’s American Association of University Women’s Outstanding Senior Woman Award. The award is presented by the UND Chapter of the American Association of University Women to a graduating senior for outstanding academic achievement, significant contribution to the community, and potential in her […]

John Opatz Receives Hollings Scholarship

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

John Opatz, a sophomore major in Atmospheric Sciences, has been awarded a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship. This award includes support for two academic years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time internship during the summer at a NOAA facility. John is from Hampton, Minnesota, and plans to continue on for […]

Livingston to moderate Commercial Space Panel

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. David Livingston (Space Studies Adjunct Professor) will be moderating a Commercial Space panel at the prestigious Churchill Club on the evening of Wednesday, April 21, 7-8:30 PM PDT in Palo Alto, CA.  On the panel will be Dr. Peter Diamandis, President, Chairman & CEO, X PRIZE Foundation; Naveen Jain, CEO, Intelius; space commercialization investor; […]

Zubrin film to be shown April 14th

Categories: Space Studies

The film “The Mars Underground: Pioneers for the Next World” will be shown on Wednesday, April 14 in the Reading Room of the Department of Space Studies. This film is “the incredible true tale of one scientist (Dr. Robert Zubrin) fighting impossible odds to change the direction of the space program, turn science fiction into […]

UAV to fly over Oslo

Categories: Aviation

UND’s Unmanned Aircraft System’s program will launch its ScanEagle aircraft over flood-stricken Oslo, Minn., Wednesday, according to a UND press release. The flight for flood-research operations will start at noon. UND officials and media will attend.

World renowned expert and author Dr. Robert Zubrin to speak at UND

Categories: Space Studies

UND Space Studies Colloquium: World renowned expert and author to speak at UND The spring 2010 colloquium series focuses on the general theme “Human Missions to Mars” and features several leading experts in the field, both from within UND and other organizations. The next colloquium talk (sixth in the series) will be presented by Dr. […]