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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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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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21 Mar The Extremes of Aerospace Environment: A Project PoSSUM forum featuring Winston Scott and Patty Wagstaff

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Project PoSSUM will present a free forum at Embry-Riddle titled The Extremes of Aerospace Environment at the College of Aviation Atrium, featuring Astronaut Winston Scott and world-champion airshow pilot Patty Wagstaff. The discussion will focus on spacewalks, high-Gs, and STEM outreach...

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