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Astronaut shares the literal growing pains of NASA’s shuttle program

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

Lawrence DeLucas, scientist and former astronaut, speaks at UND about the demanding environment of spaceflight Lawrence DeLucas, now a principal scientist at the Aerospace Corporation, came to UND campus on Monday for tours, interactions with students and an evening presentation on the physiological effects of long-duration spaceflight. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today. Though not commonly […]

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

Categories: Space Studies

Knowledge gained about bioluminescence in microgravity will complement ongoing research Blue Origin’s rocket, named “New Shepard” for astronaut Alan Shepard, launched Dec. 11 in Texas. The suborbital, reusable rocket is designed to send payloads past the boundary of space. UND Space Studies students sent a payload up with the latest launch. Image courtesy of Blue […]

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. […]