University of Buffalo SEDS Chapter Profile

Chapter History UB-SEDS was founded in 2007 and currently boasts about 30 to 40 regular members. Most members are Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering majors, but some members are majoring in other STEM subjects, such as Physics or Math. Within the UB Student Association, UB-SEDS is a Permanent member of the UB Engineering Council. The missionsContinue reading “University of Buffalo SEDS Chapter Profile”

The SEDS Alumni Association Meet Up After the Space Symposium

Left to right: Matt Canella, Chris Nie, Lauren Smith, Will Pomerantz, John Conafay, Ruben Nunez. Photo courtesy of John Conafay.   The SEDS Alumni Association, a group known for providing networking opportunities to graduated SEDS members, hosted a successful meet up after the 32nd Space Symposium on April 12.   Current and past SEDS membersContinue reading “The SEDS Alumni Association Meet Up After the Space Symposium”

Purdue University SEDS Chapter Profile

Chapter Intro The Purdue chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) was founded on December 7, 1994 (exactly 1 year before Galileo was scheduled to arrive at Jupiter.) and has since grown to its current size of 40 active members. Through biweekly meetings as well as various events, Purdue SEDS isContinue reading “Purdue University SEDS Chapter Profile”

The Illinois Space Society (ISS) at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Illinois Space Society (ISS) was founded at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in September 2003 by Kirk Kittell and Derek Meyers. ISS was created to develop a network of students and members who are interested in space exploration and development. The purposes of the Illinois Space Society are to: Create a network ofContinue reading “The Illinois Space Society (ISS) at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign”

SpaceTalks featuring Loretta Whitesides!

Get your chapters together, it’s time for the latest installment of #SpaceTalks! Join Loretta Whitesides during the live Google+ on air hangout March 15 at 5:30 PT! About the speaker: Loretta has over five hours of weightless time in a 727 aircraft as a Flight Director for Zero-G Corporation. She and her husband George T. WhitesidesContinue reading “SpaceTalks featuring Loretta Whitesides!”

The Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association (YUAA)

Founded only five years ago, the Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association (YUAA) has become one of Yale’s largest extracurricular organizations, including 65 dedicated members. YUAA is the only group of its kind here, giving students of any year and any major the opportunity to have a hands-on experience with a yearlong engineering project. In the 2015-2016Continue reading “The Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association (YUAA)”

University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) SEDS Chapter Profile

University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) SEDS Chapter Profile Locale Founded in 1839, Mizzou, short for Missouri and the common appellation for the university, was the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson’s Louisiana Territory. As Missouri’s largest public research institution, it is also one of the onlyContinue reading “University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) SEDS Chapter Profile”

A little about Virginia Tech SEDS

Surrounding Area Ut Prosim (That I may serve). It’s a motto and a way of life Virginia Tech students hold dear; a way of life The VT Chapter of SEDS is excitedly fulfilling through our own mission. Nestled in the New River Valley of rural southwest Virginia, Virginia Tech is home to over 31,000 studentsContinue reading “A little about Virginia Tech SEDS”