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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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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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