Making Moon Rocks

UD mechanical engineering students help NASA test a moon rover Read about it in UDaily!

Congratulations Kelsea Edwing!

Space Grant student Kelsea Edwing had an article accepted for publication in the scientific journal Geophysical Research Letters. Congratulations to Kelsey and her advisor, Dr. Yan! https://www.udel.edu/udaily/2024/february/climate-change-indian-ocean-marine-heatwaves-mid-south-atlantic-bight-warming/

Student Success

Congratulations Sarah! We know Sarah LaTorre from RockOn! and Summer Research, and we are over the moon happy for her as she continues a spectacular trajectory in a full-time educator position at ChristianaCare’s Gene Editing Institute after graduation in May. Read more about it here: https://vista.today/2024/02/sarah-latorre-wilmington-university/

NASA’s Heliophysics Big Year

Bill Matthaeus, Ramiz Qudsi and Bennett Maruca are some of the researchers who worked on a special issue of the Astrophysical Journal that focuses on the Parker Solar Probe was published today (Feb. 3rd) in which five of the articles were written by (or involved) UD researchers. (Bennett Maruca-striped shirt, Ramiz Qudsi-gray jacket, and Bill Matthaeus-gray shirt)

Last Saturday, October 14 kicked off NASA’s Heliophysics Big Year! Even though it was a bit of a soggy start in Delaware, we are looking forward to some great science coming up! Read more in UDaily

Aiming High on Plasma Research

UD’s Bennett Maruca helps student teams prep experiments for NASA rocket launches UDaily Article RockSat-C Project

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Double Header: NASA Sounding Rockets to Launch Student Experiments

On June 22, 2023, NASA's RockOn and RockSat-C student flight programs pose in front of a Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital sounding rocket. This is the 15th year that NASA's Sounding Rocket Program has supported flight opportunities for the RockOn and RockSat-C programs, which provide students a hands-on opportunity to develop flight experiments.

Delaware Space Grant Students launching experiments August 15! View Live on Wallops Youtube Channel 8/15 6-10am NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility is scheduled to launch two sounding rockets carrying student developed experiments for RockSat-X and RockOn/RockSat-C missions on Aug. 15. Article and Viewing Information

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2023 NASA Summer Research Internships

Students are invited to apply for internships all over the country where they will work with real NASA scientists on current NASA research projects. A single application places students in the applicant pool for consideration by mentors for all NASA internships. The summer internship stipend for undergraduate students is $7,300, and recipients must be US… Continue reading 2023 NASA Summer Research Internships