Students shoot for the moon in NASA contest

Posted by on January 9, 2024

A multidisciplinary team of S&T students was one of seven finalists in NASA’s 2023 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-Changing Idea (BIG Idea) Challenge: Lunar Forge. 

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Physics student earns Missouri Space Grant Fellowship

Posted by on October 3, 2023

Cole Rischbieter, a doctoral student in physics, was selected to receive a NASA-Missouri Space Grant Consortium (MOSGC) Graduate Fellowship for the 2023-24 academic year.

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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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Isaac to lead space consortium

Posted by on August 3, 2021

Dr. K.M. Isaac has been named director of the NASA-Missouri Space Grant Consortium. Created in 1991, the Missouri Consortium of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program is sponsored by NASA through a cooperative agreement and is led by Missouri S&T.

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Canfield contributes to NASA report on cancer risks for astronauts

Posted by on July 6, 2021

Dr. Casey Canfield, an assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, contributed to a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine titled “Space Radiation and Astronaut Health: Managing and Communicating Cancer Risks.”

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Hosder elected fellow of aerospace society

Posted by on May 4, 2021

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) has elected Dr. Serhat Hosder, a professor of aerospace engineering, as a fellow in the oldest international professional institution devoted to the aerospace community.

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To NASA and beyond – Dajae Williams to speak on March 18

Posted by on March 11, 2021

Join student diversity initiatives 2-3 p.m. Thursday, March 18, for a Women’s History Month presentation titled “Inspirational Women in STEM featuring Dajae Williams.”

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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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Canfield joins National Academies committee

Posted by on February 2, 2021

Dr. Casey Canfield, an assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, has been named to a committee to review and assess NASA’s processes for long-term risk assessment and management for missions with respect to cancer due to exposure to space radiation.

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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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