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VCSU: Pre-service teacher workshop – 11/20/19

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC conducted a pre-service teacher workshop on 11/20/19 with Kathleen Bennett Zaun’s students at Valley City State University. Participant Survey   Downloads: The PowerPoint and material lists for Rockets to the Rescue and other activities can be found in the NDSGC Google Drive of Educational Resources NASA Table Tents pdf    For additional information, please contact Caitlin […]

Pathway partnerships create careers for UND’s aspiring pilots

Categories: Aviation

With 17 “Pathway” programs on campus, aviation industry vies for competent, qualified pilots amid shortage The hiring market for pilots is reaching all-time highs amid a global shortage. As a leading flight school, UND is seeing an increased amount of partnerships aimed at recruiting the best and brightest of aviation’s next generation. Photo by Shawna […]

UAS training gets seal of approval

Categories: Aviation

UND Aerospace plans to take its ASTM International certified UAS training to industry Paul Snyder, director of the UND Aerospace UAS Program, shows the school’s UAS capabilities to a a group of visitors. Snyder is a member of the ASTM International committee that developed industry standards for UAS training and operations. Photo by Patrick C. […]

UND: Pre-service teacher workshop – Oct. 22, 2019

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC conducted a pre-service teacher workshop on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.  We conducted three hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Following the classroom activities, we journeyed across UND Aerospace and toured the Human Spaceflight Lab and Atmospherium. Activities Pocket Solar System Rockets to the Rescue Thermal Mapping on Mars Here […]

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC visited Minot State University and led a pre-service teacher workshop on Friday, October 4, 2019.  We conducted four hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Activities Pocket Solar System Strange New Planet UV Astronaut Rockets to the Rescue Here are some helpful links: The PowerPoint and material lists can […]

Space talk

Categories: Space Studies

UND, ND Space Grant hosts video chat between girls’ STEM camp and NASA astronaut in space Middle-schoolers from the Grand Forks recently came to UND to receive a call … from space! The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium hosted a live downlink with NASA astronaut Christian Koch, currently aboard the International Space Station, on Aug. […]

UAS technology gaining momentum

Categories: Aviation

UND recognized for progress in UAS integration during UAS Summit & Expo Nick Flom, executive director of the Northern Plains UAS Test Site, moderates a panel on breakthroughs in unmanned aircraft integration. Martha Christie (center), FAA program manager, and Terri Zimmerman, Botlink CEO, were two of the panelists during the UAS Summit & Expo in […]

UAS technology gaining momentum

Categories: Aviation

UND recognized for progress in UAS integration during UAS Summit & Expo Nick Flom, executive director of the Northern Plains UAS Test Site, moderates a panel on breakthroughs in unmanned aircraft integration. Martha Christie (center), FAA program manager, and Terri Zimmerman, Botlink CEO, were two of the panelists during the UAS Summit & Expo in […]