John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

STEM Undergraduate Summer Internship Opportunity

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Undergraduates!  Apply for a summer 2015 internship at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics today! “In the Summer of 2015 scientists from the Solar and Stellar X-Ray Group (SSXG) and the Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Group (SSP) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) will host undergraduate students from around the US. For 10 weeks these […]

NASA 2015 Scholarships/Internships

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium, Space Studies

NASA currently has scholarships and internships available for undergraduates and graduate students in a STEM field.  NASA MUREP (Minority University Research and Education Project) also has scholarships and internships available to underrepresented minority students in STEM. Application deadline: March 31, 2015. Apply online here. See flyer for details.

ND NASA CAN FY2015 Announcement – RFP

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

The North Dakota NASA Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is soliciting research proposals from faculty at the University of North Dakota (UND) and North Dakota State University (NDSU) to conduct NASA relevant research in one or more RFAs that are designed to promote and expand particular NASA research sub disciplines in North Dakota.  […]

Space Studies December Graduate Highlight

Categories: Space Studies

Congratulations to fall 2014 graduate from the master’s program, Tiffany Swarmer!  Her academic and research journey is highlighted in the most recent University Letter, which can be found here.  Tiffany Swarmer received Space Grant funding during her graduate studies to complete a summer internship at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in 2013.

Dr. Whalen Receives Mentor of the Year Award

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. David Whalen was awarded the 9th Annual Mentor of the Year Award presented by the Society of Satellite Professionals International.  The Mentor Award honors those in the industry who devote the time and energy to nurture the next generation of satellite professionals, on which the future of the industry depends.  The award was presented […]

Grad Student Yee Published in Space Policy

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies graduate student Kam Yee recently had a publication accepted by the prestigious journal Space Policy.  The title of the published article is “America COMPETES Act’s effect on NASA’s Education and Public Outreach Programs” and can be accessed online here.

Thesis Defense by Tiffany Swarmer on December 5th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies Master’s student, Tiffany Swarmer, will defend her thesis as follows.  Please show your support by attending. When: Friday, December 5th at 3:30 pm (Central time) Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title:  Human Performance Profiles for Planetary Analog Extra-Vehicular Activities: 120 Day and 30 Day Analog Missions About the Topic:  Understanding performance factors for future planetary […]