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24 May International Institute for Astronautical Sciences announces partnership with Project PoSSUM

“IIAS exemplifies what a leading-edge educational institute should be: research-focused, international, and a combination of virtual learning with immersive field campaigns. Our students lead novel, applied, and occasionally deployed research, and are encouraged to serve the communities from which they come.”...

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22 Dec Citizen-based astronautics program completes 20 microgravity experiments with the National Research Council of Canada

Ottawa, Ont. - This past October, the National Research Council of Canada’s Flight Research Laboratory in Ottawa, Ontario completed its fifth microgravity flight campaign with Project PoSSUM, a non-profit citizen science research organization with members hailing from 43 countries. These flights, commonly known as parabolic or zero-G flights, provide an opportunity...

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11 Nov PoSSUM Completes First Commercial Gravity-Offset EVA Space Suit Test at the Canadian Space Agency

“The scope of the effort was truly international.” said PoSSUM’s Executive Director Dr. Jason Reimuller, “The diverse PoSSUM team tested a Russian-heritage suit working under a NASA Space Act Agreement at the Canadian Space Agency with contributions from Kansas State and test teams originating from...

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02 Mar Project PoSSUM to Conduct Extended Spacecraft Egress Tests this April 11-14

“Outside of government space agencies there is no spaceflight focused emergency operations training available to researchers, academia, or civil spaceflight operators. The courses, tests and hardware we’re developing will, hopefully, build the industry database and lead to improved systems, operations and safety to all involved...

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