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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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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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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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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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07 Mar An astronaut, artist, and scientists to discuss how art enables science communication at Embry-Riddle April 8th

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Project PoSSUM and the Art of Science Communication, an interdisciplinary forum focused on how astronautics enables science communication through human stories and artistic interpretation will be hosted at Embry Riddle. The forum is free, open to the public and will...

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