John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

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 […]

Thesis Defense by Tyler Hill on December 5th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies Master’s student, Tyler Hill, will defend his thesis as follows.  Please show your support by attending. When: Friday, December 5th at 8:30 am (Central time) Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title:  Development of a Prototype Movement Assistance System for Extravehicular Activity Gloves About the Topic:  Spacesuits utilized a rubberized layer of material to contain a […]

Near-Space Balloon Competition 2014-2015

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Launch was a success! Congratulations to teams for this year’s Near-Space Balloon Competition!  This year’s participants are: Kindred High School: Team Royal Diamond   Kindred High School: Team Spatato   May-Port CG Middle & High School: Team MPCG Science Geeks   Northwood Middle School: Team Thunderstruck   Red River High School: Team Polaris   Shiloh […]

Anne Longlet is Next Presenter for Brown Bag Seminar Series on December 3rd

Categories: Space Studies

The fall semester Brown Bag Seminar Series features graduate students providing presentations on their current research and recent internships.  The series continues on Wednesday, December 3rd, featuring grad student Anne Longlet presenting “Dust Mitigation on the James Webb Space Telescope.” This series of presentations will be held in the Space Studies Library at noon.  Lunch […]

Brown Bag Seminar Series to Feature Tim Buli on November 19th

Categories: Space Studies

The fall semester Brown Bag Seminar Series features graduate students providing presentations on their current research and recent internships.  The series continues on Wednesday, November 19th, featuring grad student Tim Buli presenting “NASA Technology Transfer Initiative and the Technology Transfer Program at Johnson Space Center (JSC).” This series of presentations will be held in the […]

UND Aerospace students receive prestigious NBAA scholarships (10/28/14 – David Dodds – Media Relations UND)

Categories: Aviation, Home Page News

Three University of North Dakota students have received prestigious scholarships from the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) at the NBAA National Convention in Orlando, Fla.  The UND students received the Lawrence Ginocchio Aviation Scholarship and are listed as follows: ·         Dana Atkins- is a junior at UND, majoring in aviation management.  Atkins’s career goal is […]

Space Studies Group Attends IAC in Toronto

Categories: Space Studies

The 65th International Astronautical Congress was well attended by faculty, staff, and students of the Space Studies Department September 29 – October 3, 2014.  This conference included presentations by faculty and students on current research, and a booth to promote the program and recruit future students as well.  There was also a Space Studies alumni […]

Thesis Proposal Presentation by Daniela Henckel on November 6th

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies master’s student, Daniela Henckel, will give her thesis proposal presentation as follows.  All Space Studies students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. When:  Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00 am Where:  Ryan Hall, Room 111 Title: Ceres – VISIR surface composition analysis: A review in advance of the DAWN mission  About the topic: Ceres is […]

Brown Bag Seminar Series Continues on November 5th featuring Lindsay Anderson

Categories: Space Studies

The fall semester Brown Bag Seminar Series features graduate students providing presentations on their current research and recent internships.  The series continues on Wednesday, November 5th, featuring grad student Lindsay Anderson presenting “ Using Weather Radar Data to Detect Meteorite Falls and Calculate Strewn Fields”. This series of presentations will be held in the Space […]