John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Represent NASA in ND!

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) is now accepting applications for the STEM Ambassador Program, a program established to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) across North Dakota. This program employs undergrad and graduate students at any NDSGC affiliate school. STEM Ambassadors host STEM activities for North Dakota students, families, and communities. STEM Ambassadors […]

Testing Spacesuit Fabrics for Mars

Categories: Space Studies

The Department of Space Studies at UND is working with the University of Florida on an experiment that can bring insights into how the conditions on Mars will affect spacesuit fabrics. Dr. Andrew Schuerger from the University of Florida developed a Mars environmental chamber that simulates the pressure, temperature, atmospheric composition, and radiation on the […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Research and Travel RFP – Summer 2022

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

Overview: North Dakota NASA EPSCoR (Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) is soliciting proposals from faculty at affiliate institutions for Research Seed Grant funding and Travel Grant Funding. Funding must contribute to the completion of NASA relevant research designed to promote and expand particular NASA research sub disciplines in North Dakota.   The purpose of […]

Dr. Jake P. Mulholland to join ATSC Faculty Fall 2022

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Jake P. Mulholland will join our department as an Assistant Professor starting Fall 2022! Jake is currently a Research Faculty Associate in the Department of Meteorology at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. Jake will be teaching the following courses: ATSC-220: “Extreme Weather and Climate” (Fall […]

NDSGC Solar Eclipse Team Information

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

What: The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium is participating in the National Eclipse Ballooning Project (NEBP) UPCOMING EVENTS:  The next meeting will be held sometime in March 2023 at UND. All are welcome, even if you didn’t attend the first info session. PAST EVENTS: An info session was held Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Download the […]

Group photo of girls from the 2019 camp

SciGirls in Space! Summer Camp, June 2022

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Group photo of girls from the 2019 camp

Registration Now Open! The NASA North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) is excited to host a FREE summer program for girls going into 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. Participants will get hands-on with space science activities and work in teams on engaging projects. Activities will include: stomp rocket missions, spacecraft simulator flights, UND space […]

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC met with Minot State University students and led a pre-service teacher workshop on April 1st, 2021. We conducted three hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Activities from the session  Pocket Solar System Strange New Planet Rockets to the Rescue Here are some helpful links: The Google Slides presentation […]

2022 NDSGC Affiliates Meeting and Student Symposium

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

  The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) is inviting you to the 2022 Student Symposium and Affiliates Meeting! At this yearly meeting, the NDSGC team recaps the past year, students present their NDSGC funded work and experiences, and an affiliates business meeting is held. This year’s NDSGC Student Symposium & Affiliates Meeting will be held on April 8th & […]

DEIA Space Science PD Workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The IDEAS* team presents: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Space Science Educators Workshop *(Innovative Differentiated Education Activities in Space Science) Registration is now closed. About: To prepare for accessible and inclusive eclipse and space science experiences, all educators will participate in hands-on STEM investigations, explore UND’s Human Spaceflight Laboratory (Inflatable Lunar/Martian Analog Habitat, Space Suit […]

NASA ND Space Grant Info Session (Mar 23, 2022)

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Attention all ND college students:  The ND Space Grant Consortium will be hosting an informational Zoom webinar session on March 23, 2022 for students interested in learning how they can get involved in Summer 2022 programming. This session will be recorded and made available to students unable to attend. Students must register to receive the Zoom link. (You do not […]