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19 Jun PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Candidates to study Noctilucent Clouds using Research Aircraft

High Level, AB. – Twelve Project PoSSUM scientist-astronaut candidates representing several different countries will travel this month to High Level in northern Alberta, Canada as part of an international citizen-science team that will study extremely high and elusive ‘space clouds’ called noctilucent clouds. They will...

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03 May Project PoSSUM Graduates Twelve Scientist-Astronaut Candidates as part of PoSSUM Class 1701

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Project PoSSUM, a non-profit research program devoted to the study of Earth’s upper atmosphere, announced that it has graduated twelve new Scientist-Astronaut Candidates as part of PoSSUM Class 1701. Additionally, PoSSUM graduated nine students as part of the Advanced PoSSUM Academy,...

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21 Mar The Extremes of Aerospace Environment: A Project PoSSUM forum featuring Winston Scott and Patty Wagstaff

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Project PoSSUM will present a free forum at Embry-Riddle titled The Extremes of Aerospace Environment at the College of Aviation Atrium, featuring Astronaut Winston Scott and world-champion airshow pilot Patty Wagstaff. The discussion will focus on spacewalks, high-Gs, and STEM outreach...

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07 Mar An astronaut, artist, and scientists to discuss how art enables science communication at Embry-Riddle April 8th

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Project PoSSUM and the Art of Science Communication, an interdisciplinary forum focused on how astronautics enables science communication through human stories and artistic interpretation will be hosted at Embry Riddle. The forum is free, open to the public and will...

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05 Jan Survival Systems and Project PoSSUM Partner to Provide Spacecraft Egress Instruction

Groton, CT. – Survival Systems USA (‘SSUSA’) of Groton, CT announced today that it has partnered with Integrated Spaceflight Services LLC (‘ISS’) to provide a unique course titled ‘Spacecraft Egress and Rescue Operations’, a professional-level course designed for space architects, astronautics professionals, and mission planners...

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17 Oct Project PoSSUM Graduates Eight Scientist-Astronaut Candidates along with first Advanced PoSSUM Academy class at Embry-Riddle.

Project PoSSUM, a non-profit research program devoted to the study of Earth’s upper atmosphere, announced that it has graduated eight new Scientist-Astronaut Candidates as part of PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Class 1602 along with the first ‘Advanced PoSSUM Academy’ class. Both courses have been designed by former...

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15 Sep Space Foundation Partners with Project PoSSUM to host PoSSUM Academy in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 15, 2016) – The Space Foundation is partnering with Project PoSSUM to offer the PoSSUM Academy upper-atmospheric and astronautics education program in 2017. The program, designed by upper atmospheric scientists and former NASA astronaut instructors, is an immersive education program for...

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