The PoSSUM Space Academy at the Space Foundation World Headquarters and Advanced PoSSUM Academy at Embry-Riddle are hands-on and immersive programs designed for high-school and undergraduate students interested in upper-atmospheric research, bioastronautics, science commnunication, and manned spaceflight operations.
OPTIONAL: Spaceflight Physiology Course
Lunches are provided. Shared lodging at discounted rates arranged on request.
Advanced PoSSUM Academy is offered at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University each April and October. The PoSSUM Space Academy is provided at the Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Advanced PoSSUM Academy: April 3-7, 2018, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL.
Advanced PoSSUM Academy: October 1-5, 2018, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL.
Apply by 1 February for the April Advanced PoSSUM Academy. Apply by 1 August for the October Advanced PoSSUM Academy. Rate includes all instruction, texts, and graduation. The PoSSUM Space Academy is taught at a conceptual level that does not involve calculus. Some experience with algebra, geometry, and trigonometry will be assumed.
High-G and Spaceflight Analog Training
Space Suit and Mission Simulation Training