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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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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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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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17 Oct Project PoSSUM Graduates Eight Scientist-Astronaut Candidates along with first Advanced PoSSUM Academy class at Embry-Riddle.

Project PoSSUM, a non-profit research program devoted to the study of Earth’s upper atmosphere, announced that it has graduated eight new Scientist-Astronaut Candidates as part of PoSSUM Scientist-Astronaut Class 1602 along with the first ‘Advanced PoSSUM Academy’ class. Both courses have been designed by former...

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