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27 Jul PoSSUM’s Chief Scientist Leads Successful NASA Mission to Observe Dynamics Revealed in Noctilucent Clouds

Boulder, Colo. - NASA’s PMC-Turbo Mission, a $1.4M NASA-funded high-altitude balloon experiment led by PoSSUM Chief Scientist Dr. Dave Fritts, launched from Kiruna, Sweden on 8 July and landed safely in Western Nunavut, Canada five days later after successfully performing the first dedicated high-altitude observations...

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22 Jul Project PoSSUM Studies Noctilucent Clouds from High Performance Aircraft with the Royal Canadian Air Force

Edmonton, Alba. -  From 29 June to 1 July, 2018, PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Candidate Capt. Theon Te Koeti, Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere (PoSSUM) Executive Director Dr. Jason Reimuller, and PoSSUM Education and Public Outreach Director Adrien Mauduit conducted high-altitude research using a CT-155...

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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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