John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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Ruley to Present at 21st Century Archives Conference

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John Ruley (SpSt MS 2010) will be presenting at To Boldly Preserve, the 21st Century Archives Conference at the American Institute of Physics, College Park MD on March 1st. His topic is “Creating a Digital Project for NASA: The Hubble Space Telescope Operational History Archive.” The conference is open to the public. Anyone interested can […]

Paul Wren’s Poster Presentation at AGU

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Paul Wren, a current student in the Space Studies M.S. program will be presenting a poster at the American Geophysical Union annual meeting in New Orleans, December 11-15.  He will be presenting during the afternoon poster session on Thursday, December 14th.  His poster title is “P43A-2872: Constraining the Main Belt Binary Asteroid Population Using Doublet Craters […]

Jon Rask (SpSt MS ’01): Family Farm Helped to Inspire NASA Career

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As a result of a recent presentation given by Jon Rask (SpSt MS ’01) at the North Dakota Heritage Center at Bismarck, North Dakota, the Mandan News newspaper published an article about Jon’s North Dakota roots.  Jon presented a talk that included information about the NDX-2 spacesuit, module development and testing, and his collaboration with […]

Presentation by Travis Nelson on Human Spaceflight Nov. 27th

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The Department of Physics and Astrophysics public talk and telescope observing session will take place Monday, Nov. 27, at 8 p.m. in 114 Witmer Hall. “Human Spaceflight: Considerations of Past, Present, and Future,” will be presented by Travis Nelson (M.S. ’15), Lecturer, Department of Space Studies. Following the talk, attendees will be given the opportunity […]

Space Studies Group Spreads Knowledge at Int’l. Astronautical Congress

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Space Studies faculty member Dr. Michael Dodge, NDSGC Space Grant Deputy Director Caitlin Nolby, and Coordinator Marissa Saad were in Adelaide, Australia along with M.S. student Carolyn Newton and recent Ph.D. graduate Kavya K. Manyapu for the 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), September 25-29.  Dr. Dodge presented Assessing Refugee Crises through the Lens of the Outer […]

Michael Dodge Moderates Panel Discussion at ABA Space Law Symposium

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Dr. Dodge attended the American Bar Association’s Space Law Symposium, “Space Law: Current and Future Issues,” in Washington D.C. on June 8. He moderated the panel on “Space Law & Policy: Mars, the Moon, and the Legal and Policy Implications of Human Space Exploration,” which concerned how the United States, and its partners in private […]

Space Studies Research Presented at LPSC

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Space Studies graduate students Maggie Dievendorf, Gordon Gartrelle, Rachel Roberts and Paul Wren, along with recent Space Studies M.S. graduate Shankar Ramaseri Chandra attended the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held March 20–24 in The Woodlands, Texas. Students and faculty had the following research presented: Mineralogical Analysis of Asteroids 2521 Heidi, 2875 Lagerkvist, and 5134 […]

Dr. de Leon is Featured Speaker at NASA KSC SLSL Lunch Break Seminar

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Dr. Pablo de Leon was the featured speaker for the March 8th Space Life Sciences Lab’s Lunch Break Seminar at Kennedy Space Center. His topic was “The Use of Analogs as Learning Tools for Long-duration Human Spaceflight”. His presentation included the progress of the planetary habitat being developed by the Department of Space Studies at […]