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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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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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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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