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NASA astronaut Janet Kavandi to speak at Missouri S&T commencement

Posted by on December 14, 2015

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Dr. Janet L. Kavandi, deputy director at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Glenn Research Center and a Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate, will speak at two graduation ceremonies at Missouri S&T this month. The first ceremony, for all graduate candidates and undergraduate candidates in arts, business and science programs, will be held […]

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Grad George Mueller, who helped enable NASA moon landing, dies at 97

Posted by on October 18, 2015

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Dr. George Mueller, a 1939 electrical engineering graduate who was credited with helping ensure NASA met President John F. Kennedy’s manned moon landing timetable, died Monday, Oct. 12, at age 97, NASA announced.

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Missouri S&T researcher bakes asteroids to find water

Posted by on July 27, 2015

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is cooking up something new in the lab – baking meteorites to learn how to produce water and other easily evaporated compounds from asteroids.

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NASA honors Schonberg for space debris work

Posted by on January 12, 2015

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Dr. William P. Schonberg, chair and professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected to receive a NASA Engineering and Safety Council (NESC) Honor Award.

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Missouri S&T to co-host international Earth and space conference in St. Louis

Posted by on October 24, 2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology will co-host the 14th international Earth and Space Conference along with the American Society of Civil Engineers Oct. 27-29 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis.

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Missouri S&T students to present at regional space conference

Posted by on October 24, 2014

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology student group that conducts NASA-sponsored microgravity research will present findings from their work to improve CPR methods in space at a regional space development conference this November. Other presenters at the conference include speakers from NASA and Boeing.

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Missouri S&T, Washington U., Lincoln receive NASA grant for turbulence modeling

Posted by on June 27, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received a $750,000 grant from NASA to administer and help develop new approaches and computational models for predicting turbulence in aircraft flow fields. Missouri S&T is partnering on the project with Washington University in St. Louis and Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.

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NASA scientist to guest lecture at S&T

Posted by on October 30, 2013

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Former NASA scientist Dr. Kathryn Clark will speak about her experiences with leadership at NASA in an open lecture at Missouri S&T in November. She will discuss what qualities make a good leader and what makes a great one. Clark’s lecture, titled “Find it, fix it, fly: Leadership and NASA Disasters,” will begin at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla. The event is free and open to the public, however tickets will be required.

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Researchers study ways to make stronger materials in 3-D

Posted by on September 17, 2013

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Aided by funding from NASA and using methods similar to 3-D printing, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are running computer simulations of processes that could lead to stronger, more durable materials for the space agency.

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Ph.D. candidate Andrew Brune receives NASA Space Technology Fellowship

Posted by on September 10, 2013

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Andrew Brune of St. Charles, Mo., a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of 65 graduate students in the United States to be named a NASA Space Technology Research Fellow for 2013.

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