SpaceTalks with Tom Walkinshaw, Founder of PocketQube

Interested in crowd-funding a satellite project? Learn how to from Tom Walkinshaw, the founder of PocketQube, a successful satellite Kickstarter campaign. With background in Entrepreneurship, Project Management and Marketing, Tom is responsible for the overall management and direction of PocketQube Shop. He graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with degree in Business Management and Enterprise. His […]

SEDS SpaceTalks with Dr. Scott Madry

Scott Madry is a research associate professor of archaeology at UNC Chapel Hill and is also on the faculty of the International Space University in Strasbourg, France. He used to work for NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration and taught at Rutgers University. He has conducted regional environmental and cultural research around the world […]

Board of Directors Meeting, May 27th 2014

Date: May 27th, 2014 Persons in Attendance: Hannah Kerner, Audrey Horne, Kristina  Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Michael D’Angelo   Agenda: 1. Updates 2. Finance Discussion 3. SEDS Rebrand Review Items Discussed: 1. Updates Andrew Harris: Reported on the new-and-improved task tracking and reviewed good practice for its usage. Kristina Monakhova: Set up SpaceTalks Facebook event, scheduling a meeting with […]

SEDS USA Board and Staff Meeting Minutes, May 18th, 2014

Date: May 18th, 2014 Persons in Attendance: Hannah Kerner, Jack Lightholder, Kristina Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Arjumand Alvi, Mack Goodstein, Chris Ogden Agenda: 1. Partners and Friends Program 2. SEDS USA Rebrand 3. Board of Advisors Update 4. Task Tracking Update 5. SpaceTalks Items Discussed: Partners and Friends Program: Hannah Kerner advised the Board and Staff […]

Board of Director’s Meeting, April 27th, 2014

Date: April 27th, 2014 Board Members Present: Hannah Kerner, Audrey Horne, Kristina Monakhova, Andrew Harris, Michael D’Angelo Board Members Absent: Jack Lightholder, Arjumand Alvi Staff Members Present: Dan Pastuf Agenda: 1) Updates on last meeting’s action items 2) Space Talks 3) SEDS one-pager suite 4) Website update 5) Annual report 6) Notable staff updates Items Discussed: […]

Get Ready for the High-Altitude Balloon Challenge!

The Students for the Exploration and Development of Space challenge you to design, build, and fly a high altitude balloon carrying a unique payload under an extremely short timeline. This challenge serves to engage members at a local level and build experience dealing with near-space flight hardware, working with an interdisciplinary team, and deadline-dependent deliverables. […]