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PoSSUM 13 Mission Patch

19 Jan Project PoSSUM Introduces the ‘PoSSUM 13’ Program to inspire and educate young women in STEM

Boulder Colo. – Project PoSSUM announced today the formation of a new PoSSUM educational outreach program. Thirteen PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Candidates and Advanced Academy PoSSUM graduates have joined forces to create the "PoSSUM 13", a space education and advocacy effort created to honor the legacy of the Mercury 13. The...

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15 Jan PMC-Turbo Camera Flies over Antarctica to image noctilucent cloud dynamics

McMurdo, Antarctica - NASA’s PMC Turbo Mission, a $1.4M NASA-funded high-altitude balloon experiment led by PoSSUM Chief Scientist Dr. Dave Fritts, continued its success with a follow-on launch of one of its seven camera systems as a piggyback experiment onboard NASA’s SuperTIGER mission. After a circumnavigation of the Antarctic...

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03 Dec PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Candidates Test Novel Space Suits and Biometric Monitoring Systems in Zero-G with the National Research Council of Canada

Ottawa, Ont. - The National Research Council of Canada’s Flight Research Laboratory in Ottawa, Ontario recently completed its fourth microgravity flight campaign with Project PoSSUM, a non-profit citizen-science astronautics research organization with members from 37 countries. Such parabolic flights provide an opportunity to test in...

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