To the moon! Ph.D. student receives NASA research award

Posted by on September 7, 2021

When NASA sends humans to the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years as part of its Artemis Exploration Program, research conducted by an S&T Ph.D. student will help crew members understand the ways plasma and lunar surface dust interact.

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Professors to discuss mining on the Moon

Posted by on February 18, 2021

Learn how Missouri S&T prepared miners over the past 150 years and how it is now preparing engineers for a future in space mining during a talk titled “Mining: From Missouri to the Moon” 2-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, via Zoom.

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Missouri S&T among winners in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge

Posted by on February 2, 2021

The success of NASA’s future plans to explore and inhabit the moon may depend in part on research by university students, including a team of seven from Missouri S&T who have won a grant from the space agency to develop a way to remove lunar dust.

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In the news: Dachau liberation, mask fit, moon resources

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, discusses the liberation of Dachau by American troops in a article published Nov. 6.

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In the news: Mining the moon, filters for face masks

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geological sciences and engineering, was asked by Business Insider what NASA’s discovery of water on the moon could mean for space mining and exploration.

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To the moon – Gertsch invited to panel on lunar travel

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, will participate in a discussion titled “New Access to Space” on Dec. 11 during the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting in San Francisco.

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Observatory event rescheduled, planned tonight

Posted by on November 13, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 6 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Nov. 13), for viewing the moon. The event is open to the public and will be held 6-8 p.m.

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Date change announced for moon viewing

Posted by on October 8, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors for viewing the moon at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. The event was previously scheduled for later in the week, but has been moved up for better moon illumination. The viewing will end at 9 p.m.

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Set your sights on the moon

Posted by on April 16, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, for viewing the moon through the university’s 16-inch-diameter telescope. Come see the pock-marked surface of the moon, which is the Earth’s only natural satellite.

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