John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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Lunar/Mars Analog Hab Mission V Begins Today!

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The University of North Dakota’s Human Spaceflight Laboratory is conducting its fifth mission in the Integrated Lunar/Mars Analog Habitat located in the UND Technology Park. Mission V will be a two-week planetary analog simulation beginning May 2, 2018 with crew members entering the Hab at 1:00 p.m. Crew members are Space Studies Graduate Student Prabhu […]

Dr. de Leon presents at Buenos Aires Planetarium

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Where in the World is Dr. de León? In Buenos Aires where he has been invited by the City Government of Buenos Aires to give a talk at the Galileo Galilei Planetarium, the city’s beautiful and recently renovated planetarium, about the future of space programs in the US (government and commercial) and settlements beyond Earth. […]

Brown Bag Series Welcomes Mars Crew Home!

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Join us next Wednesday, October 25th at 1:00 pm in the Space Studies Library to welcome ILMH Mission IV crew members back to Earth! “Life in a Pringles Can”…..Two weeks in the UND Lunar/Mars Habitat Mission IV By:  Prabhu Victor, Stefan Tomovic and Joseph Clift Prabhu, Stefan and Joseph spent the last two weeks living […]

Next Analog Habitat Mission Plans Underway

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Dr. de León and a team of Space Studies graduate students are planning the fourth Inflatable Lunar-Mars Analog Habitat (ILMAH) mission, which will feature the new Extravehicular Activity (EVA) and Plant Production modules built as part of an EPSCoR grant. This mission will last two weeks and include simulated EVAs and high-altitude balloon launches with […]

Lunar/Mars Habitat Progress…..

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Progression on the Inflatable Lunar/Mars Analog Habitat (ILMAH) four expansion module continues this summer under the direction of Dr. de León, with assistance from two SPST graduate students. The exterior construction of the four modules has been completed. The EVA/maintenance module and plant production module have been attached to the existing ILMAH and interior work […]