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. […]