John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Colloquium Presentation by Dr. Paul A. Abell on March 22nd

Categories: Space Studies

The Space Studies Spring 2021 Colloquium Series features several leading experts in various space-related fields.  Please join us for our next remotely offered presentation in this series as outlined below.  This presentation will feature Dr. Paul A. Abell, Chief Scientist for Small Body Exploration at NASA Johnson Space Center. Presentation Title:  “Near-Earth Objects as Possible Destinations […]

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 in February of 2021. We conducted two virtual hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Activities from the session  Pocket Solar System NASA GLOBE citizen science app Here are some helpful links: The Google Slides presentation can […]

M.S. Alum Chris Fabian Published in Inaugural Issue of the Space Force Journal

Categories: Space Studies

Chris Fabian, a 2019 Space Studies M.S. alum, had had an article based on his M.S. thesis research published in the inaugural issue of the Space Force Journal.  Check out the article here. Failure to recognize the effects of unmotivated biases and the unwillingness to correct cultural misunderstandings amplify a structural security dilemma and create crisis […]

Lori Waters selected for HI-SEAS mission

Categories: Space Studies

Lori Waters, current SPST M.S. student, has been accepted to the position of Crew Operations Officer for the HI-SEAS Selene IV Moon analog mission from March 13 to March 27, 2021. During this mission at HI-SEAS, she will be conducting plant research as part of the ground trials for the ExoLab-8 mission, which launches to the […]

Colloquium Series Continues with Dr. Louis Carfagno on Feb. 22nd

Categories: Space Studies

The Space Studies Spring 2021 Colloquium Series features several leading experts in various space-related fields.  Please join us for our next remotely offered presentation in this series as outlined below.  This presentation will feature Dr. Louis Carfagno, Former Air Force Life Support Systems Engineer, and Spacesuit Engineer working for United Space Alliance supporting the Space […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Request for Pre-Proposals – NASA EPSCoR CAN

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

North Dakota NASA EPSCoR (Established Program to Simulate Competitive Research) is soliciting research pre-proposals from faculty at affiliate institutions. These pre-proposals are in response to the recent NASA EPSCoR CAN (Cooperative Agreement Notice), Announcement Number: NNH21ZHA004C.   Eligibility: Faculty PI must be from an ND NASA EPSCoR affiliate institution. Research must be in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) and demonstrate alignment […]

Colloquium Series Continues on February 1st Featuring Miguel San Martin of JPL

Categories: Space Studies

The Space Studies Spring 2021 Colloquium Series features several leading experts in various space-related fields.  Please join us for our second remotely offered presentation in this series as outlined below.  This presentation will feature Miguel San Martin, Guidance & Control Section Chief Engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Presentation Title:  ““From Airbags to Wheels: The […]