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ESMD Space Grant Educational Projects ESMD SG Student Manager-Teresa Parham (Acting) ESMD SG Faculty Manager-Rich Smith (Acting) ESMD Space Grant Projects Specialist- Susan Sawyer. 2008 ESMD SG Faculty Cohorts. 34 applicants: Representing 18 SGC; 56% MSI

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Esmd space grant educational projects esmd sg student manager teresa parham acting

ESMD Space Grant Educational Projects

ESMD SG Student Manager-Teresa Parham (Acting)

ESMD SG Faculty Manager-Rich Smith (Acting)

ESMD Space Grant Projects Specialist- Susan Sawyer


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2008 ESMD SG Faculty Cohorts

  • 34 applicants: Representing 18 SGC; 56% MSI

  • 10 selected (AL, CA, GA, DC, MS, NC, NM, OH, UT, VA)- 50% MSI

  • Tenure at Centers: June 2- July 2; KSC July 14-17

  • All 10 will attend a SG Regional and give presentation

  • Objectives:

    • Confirmation of existing internships & senior design project

    • Locating related published research for SD projects

    • KSC will pay stipends; each center will handle logistics

    • (badging, info on housing, computers, etc.)

    • Reviewing senior design courses developed by AU & MTU


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ESMD Senior Design Course Development

Auburn University: Dr. Dan Beale & Dr. David Harris

Concepts for Lunar Regolith excavation equipment and propose solutions in the form of completed designs and prototypes. NASA POC - Robert Muller of KSC

Michigan Technological University: Dr. John Gershenson

High-risk, low cost development projects like those common to the Small Space Craft Program. While this will be based on a particular project, the curriculum will not be tied to only that project. NASA POC is Dr. Butler Hine of ARC

Working with ESMD 2008 Summer Faculty

Presenting in Atlanta at National Conference

Workshop in DC 2009 (day before? after?)


Student intern application for nasa

Student Intern Application for NASA

  • Summer Internship

    • Total of applications received – 103

    • Applications that met minimum requirements – 84

    • Mar 14 SG will make offers to students

    • Mar 20 need to know if the students accept or decline

  • Fall Internships

    • Application deadline – May 1, 2008

    • Process flowchart instructions on the KSC Education website

    • Let us know if you will not be funding students for NASA Internship through this site


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Systems Engineering Paper Competition

  • Students submit a Systems Engineering Paper to be evaluated by NASA judges

  • Judged by NASA judges

    • First prize: $3500 scholarship and VIP Shuttle launch seating

    • Second prize: $2500 scholarship and VIP Shuttle launch seating

    • Third prize: $1500 scholarship and VIP Shuttle launch seating

      Deadlines:

  • Paper submission March 3, 2008

  • 13 teams have signed up as of Feb 28

  • Award ceremony mid April


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Senior Design Project

2008 ESMD SG Faculty Cohorts

  • 2007/2008 - Select from NASA project list OR submit a project

  • 2008/2009 - Select NASA project list ONLY

  • List is available so select projects NOW

  • Choose MULTIPLE projects

  • Point of Contacts at KSC (Teresa or Susan)

  • 34 applicants: Representing 18 SGC; 56% MSI

  • 10 selected (AL, CA, GA, DC, MS, NC, NM, OH, UT, VA)- 50% MSI

  • Tenure at Centers: June 2- July 2; KSC July 14-17

  • All 10 will attend a SG Regional and give presentation

  • Objectives:

    • Confirmation of existing internships & senior design project

    • Locating related published research for SD projects

    • KSC will pay stipends; each center will handle logistics

    • (badging, info on housing, computers, etc.)

    • Reviewing senior design courses developed by AU & MTU


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Mid-Term Status Reports

Reporting thru Mar 30 2008

Due by April 14

NASA HQ will not release 2008/2009 ESMD funds until you have completed the status report showing adequate progress

2006/2007money may be used until Sep 30 08

2007/2008 money may be used until Sep 30 09


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Improvements from SG Requests

Industry Contacts list for Internships

Will not be asking for personal information on students in the mid-term status reports

Other questions?


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