John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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

Pablo de León Quoted in New UPI.com Article

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. Pablo de León was recently interviewed for a UPI.com article titled NASA’s new $23 million space commode system is more than just a toilet. Read the entire article at https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2021/06/07/space-station-toilet-nasa/2941622557461/

Michael Dodge Published in North Dakota Law Review

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. Michael Dodge has had published a Law Review article with the North Dakota Law Review, entitled “Regulating Orbital Debris: the Federal Communications Commission Tackles Space Junk”, found at https://law.und.edu/law-review/issues/96/2.html

Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) Call for Proposals

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC is now accepting proposals for the 2021-2022 Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) program   What: The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) is soliciting applications for the Affiliate Synergistic and Collaborative Engagements across ND (ASCEND) program, which is designed to promote, develop, and expand NASA research and projects within North […]

Pablo de León and Sherry Fieber-Beyer visit ND Space Force.

Categories: Space Studies

Pablo de León and Sherry Fieber-Beyer along with eight other UND faculty visited the Cavalier Air Force Station last month to discuss potential research, workforce development opportunities, and Space Force, the newest branch of the armed forces, established in December 2019. The article is published in UND TODAY.

Virtual PD Workshop: Atmospheres of North Dakota

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

NASA-in-the-Classroom Professional Development Workshop Registration Closed Please join us for a VIRTUAL hands-on professional development workshop open to all ND educators! Stay at home and participate in this 100% virtual NASA-in-the-Classroom professional development workshop. Open to all North Dakota K-12 educators and education majors, participants will receive a free PurpleAir atmospheric sensor for the workshop […]

Curt Holmer to Present Research at 72nd IAC in Dubai

Categories: Space Studies

Space Studies M.S. student Curt Holmer has been notified that his thesis research has been accepted for an oral presentation at the 72nd International Astronautical Congress in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 25-29, 2021.  His research, “Bio-Regenerative Life Support Systems Functional Stability and Limitations, a Theoretical Approach” will be included in the Advanced Systems, Technologies, […]

Mission IX of the ILMAH Begins May 4th

Categories: Space Studies

Mission IX of the Inflatable Lunar/Mars Analog Habitat (ILMAH) will begin on Tuesday, May 4th with a four person crew. They will be completing a 2-week mission focusing on EEG based cognition performance and other neuroscience studies. They will also be spending a fair amount time in the space suits, caring for plants and operating drone […]

Thesis Defense by Brittany Zimmerman on April 30th

Categories: Space Studies

You are invited to attend the thesis defense for Space Studies M.S. candidate Brittany Zimmerman scheduled for Friday, April 30th at noon Central DST.  See Zoom details below.   Research Title: “Closing the Loop in Life Support Systems for Spaceflight and Habitation: Reutilization of Human Excrement through Recovery of Potable Water and Reclamation of Waste […]