Author: Jason Reimuller

15 Apr Project PoSSUM Graduates 13 Scientist-Astronaut Candidates in Class 1601

PoSSUM graduated 13 new Scientist-Astronaut Candidates as part of PoSSUM Class 1601. The PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Program, designed by former NASA astronaut instructors and hosted by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla., gives its candidates the skills to effectively conduct research on commercial space vehicles...

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12 Mar Project PoSSUM partners with astronauts, artists, and scientists to explore the ‘Art of Science Communication’

Project PoSSUM announced today that it will host an interdisciplinary forum, titled “Project PoSSUM and the Art of Science Communication”, at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on April 9, 2016. The first of a series of workshops, this forum will focus on how astronautics enables science...

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28 Oct Project PoSSUM Members complete first microgravity evaluation of a commercial spacesuit

Project POSSUM recently completed the first microgravity evaluation of a commercial spacesuit. The 3G IVA spacesuit, manufactured by Final Frontier Designs of Brooklyn, NY, was tested through a series of four microgravity flights on a Falcon 20 research aircraft specially modified for microgravity operations. 16...

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27 Oct Project PoSSUM Graduates Scientist-Astronaut Class 1502

On October 8th, Project PoSSUM graduated 11 students as part of PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Class 1502. The PoSSUM candidates learned about upper-atmospheric and noctilucent cloud science while participating in realistic mission simulations developed in partnership with Embry-Riddle. These simulations trained its candidates to effectively use PoSSUM...

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