PoSSUM Graduate Courses

PoSSUM Aeronomy Program

The PoSSUM Aeronomy Program provides a practical education for the professional interested in upper-atmospheric research from research aircraft, high-altitude balloons, and suborbital spacecraft. Learn to study noctilucent clouds from research aircraft, design space instrumentation and continue your initial PoSSUM training with mission specific training for suborbital tomography missions.

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Airborne NLC Imagery Missions

PoSSUM Bioastronautics Program

The PoSSUM Bioastronautics Program provides a broad, practical education geared to the professional interested in a career in commercial astronautics while qualifying one for PoSSUM suborbital spacesuit evaluation missions using Final Frontier IVA spacesuits. Learn to test spacesuits in microgravity environments, high-G environments, and landing and post-landing environments.

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PoSSUM Science Education Program

Learn to teach PoSSUM science to advanced high-school and undergraduate students in their local communities through the PoSSUM Science Education Program. This program also provides opportunities to work with astronauts and artists to explore new ways to enable science communication through diversity of artistic interpretation.

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OTTER Orbital Technologies Research

Co-developed with Final Frontier Design, Project OTTER (‘Orbital Technologies an Tools for Extravehicular Research’) provides a practical education for the professional interested in extravehicular space suit testing and operations as well as in cubesat development, construction, and calibration. Learn about Martian and Lunar geology, life support systems, and spaceflight physiology in analog microgravity and Martian environments.

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microgravity evaluations on Quest Airlock connectors