We’ve been holding sidewalk astronomy events on our main campus thoroughfare every couple of weeks with our 8″ Dobsonian telescope (new this semester, purchased with student government funding). This has probably been the most successful and purposeful thing we’ve ever done. Responses from the many passersby have been amazing. We’ve also been joined on one […]
ASGSB- SEDS – Quarterly Report – April 2011 New Member Chelsey Robinson, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville Awards & Honors Ashley Gravelle (Midwestern State University) ·Outstanding Analytical Chemistry Student ·Outstanding Graduating Professional Student (American Chemical Society) Christina Johnson (Miami University of Ohio) ·New inductee to Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society) Accepted to Graduate School Our following […]
Harvard SEDS organized a tour of the Chandra Mission Control Center. Harvard SEDS is competing in the SEDS High Power Rocketry Team. We will launch 3 Level 1 certification rockets on Saturday. We will build Level 2 certification rockets this semester. Harvard SEDS is attending the MIT 150 Exploration Conference this week.
This year Illinois Space Society (ISS) is competing in the NASA University Student Launch Initiative. Our rocket, the Chambana Banana, had its test flight on March 16. The competition launch will take place on April 16, 2011. ISS is planning a huge Yuri’s Night celebration and expects to have a large turnout for the event. […]
The efforts of UB-SEDS in the past month have mostly been taken up preparing for our Yuri’s Night Celebration, which will be held in the City of Buffalo at Pearl Street Grill and Brewery on Friday, April 8. You can find more information here. We have space for 300 people, so if you have friends […]
SEDS-USA is happy to announce the SEDS 2011 High-Powered Rocketry Competition. Competitors are tasked with designing, constructing, and launching a high-powered rocket carrying a 4 kilogram payload to a height of 10,000 feet, as measured by a standard altimeter. Regardless of their prior launch experience, careful considerations were taken into account to ensure that all […]