John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Colloquium Series final features Dr. Wendell Mendell on May 10th

Categories: Space Studies

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 (seventh and last in the series) will be presented by Dr. Wendell Mendell, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas Topic: What the […]

UND Observatory renovations begin

Categories: Home Page News, Space Studies

Renovations at the UND Observatory began today, which involved emptying the old trailer in preparation for its removal or dismantling. Work at the site should continue in the next 2-3 weeks, followed by delivery of the mobile office trailer, and the reconnection of the power and T1 network lines. The tentative date for the reestablishment […]

Thesis Defense by John Ruley on May 13th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies Master’s student, John Ruley, will defend his thesis on Thursday, May 13th at 3 pm in Ryan Hall, room 111.  Please join us. “The Professor on the Sixth Floor: Homer E. Newell, Jr. and the Development of U.S. Space Science” This thesis presents the results of historical and biographic research on Homer E. […]

Summer Semester Comp Exam Topics

Categories: Space Studies

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

Capstone Conference to begin on May 8th

Categories: Space Studies

This years Capstone Conference will be held May 8-15. This year’s topic is “human Mission to Mars”. Dr. Wendell Mendell will be our guest speaker at our final Colloqium Series on Monday, May 10th. His talk is entitled “What the Heck is Going on at NASA?”. Dr. Pascal Lee is our featured guest expert and […]

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; […]