Tag: NASA

Dr. Sandra Magnus, S&T grad and former NASA astronaut, elected to National Academy of Engineering

Posted by on February 10, 2022

Dr. Sandra Magnus, a two-time graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology and former NASA astronaut who spent over four months on the International Space Station and flew on the final space shuttle mission, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the NAE announced Wednesday. Election to the NAE is one […]

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. student receives NASA graduate research award

Posted by on November 1, 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 Missouri S&T Ph.D. student David Lund will help crew members understand the ways plasma and lunar surface dust interact.

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Engineers unleash the potential of our future

Posted by on February 22, 2021

NASA recently achieved an engineering milestone when the Mars Perverance rover landed safely and began beaming pictures and audio back to Earth. NASA also recently discovered water on the moon, a major step toward long-term exploration and colonization.

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

Posted by on February 1, 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 University of Science and Technology who have won a grant from the space agency to develop a way to remove lunar dust from power-producing solar cells. The […]

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Missouri S&T student receives NASA fellowship

Posted by on February 4, 2020

Andrew Hinkle, a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, is part of a select group of graduate students across the U.S. to receive a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Through the award, Hinkle plans to help advance the agency’s understanding of how particle flows such as Martian dust storms could affect spacecraft landings.

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Meet the Miners behind the moon landing

Posted by on July 15, 2019

Three Missouri S&T Miners played vital roles in NASA’s successful first moon landing The United States’ Apollo 11 mission was the first crewed mission to successfully land on the moon on July 20, 1969. While only two men actually walked on the surface of the moon that day, thousands of NASA employees contributed to the […]

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Missouri S&T to host 28th annual NASA-Missouri Space Grant Consortium Conference

Posted by on April 23, 2019

Missouri S&T will host the upcoming annual conference of the NASA-Missouri Space Grant Consortium (MOSGC). The two-day event showcases research in fields of interest to NASA by students at all four UM System campuses, Missouri State University, Lincoln University, Washington University, Truman State University and Saint Louis University. There will also be participants from Metropolitan Community College and Moberly Area Community College.

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Janet Kavandi selected for US Astronaut Hall of Fame

Posted by on January 10, 2019

Dr. Janet Kavandi, veteran astronaut and a graduate of Missouri S&T, has been selected for induction into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony is scheduled for April 6 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

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Missouri S&T civil engineering professor named Fulbright distinguished chair in Australia

Posted by on March 20, 2018

A Missouri S&T civil engineering professor will lecture and conduct research in Australia as a Fulbright scholar in advanced science and technology.
Dr. William Schonberg, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, has been named a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced Science and Technology. His appointment begins in January 2019 at the Defence Science and Technology Group, a government agency in Melbourne.

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S&T student Katelyn Brinker earns NASA fellowship

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Katelyn Brinker, a master of science student in electrical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Brinker joins a small group of students from throughout the United States who show potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative space technologies for the nation’s science, exploration and economic future.

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