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Astronaut Dr. Franklin Diaz Chang meet HASSE students at Plasma lab.

Dr. Franklin Ramón Chang Diaz is a veteran of seven Space Shuttle missions, making him the record holder as of 2014 for the most spaceflights. CEO Dr. Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz host a meeting and greet session with HASSE students in his plasma lab. HASSE students and Ad Astra CEO, Dr. Franklin Diaz Chang . HASSE students [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spacecraft Engineer Amber Gell Speaks to HASSE students

Amber Gell, who works for the Lockheed Martin Orion Project Team as one of the distinguished speakers to meet with our first session students. In a male dominated field, Amber Gell’s dedication and outstanding achievement has earned her the resp Amber Gell, Rocket Scientist. HASSE HASSE’s Space School Program invited one of NASA's space system [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BEAM Fully Expanded and Pressurized

BEAM is an example of NASA’s increased commitment to partnering with industry to enable the growth of the commercial use of space. The project is co-sponsored by NASA’s Advanced Exploration Systems Division and Bigelow Aerospace. The space station now hosts the new fully expanded and pressurized Bigelow Expandable Activity Module attached to the Tranquility module. [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HASSE participates in “Astronaut Signature Pen” Fundraiser for National Astronaut Day

May 5th was selected for this significant date in history in 1961 when Astronaut Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. became the First American in Space, aboard the Freedom 7 Space capsule. On April 7th, 2016, the 32nd Space Symposium was held in Colorado Springs, Colorado. May 5th was declared National Astronaut Day, the date was selected for [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Habitat Prototype

The cargo will allow investigators to use microgravity conditions to test the viability of expandable space habitats Credits: NASA TV Tucked in the trunk of the latest commercial cargo spacecraft to head for the International Space Station is an expandable structure that has the potential to revolutionize work and life on the space station. SpaceX's [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking Back at the #YearInSpace

During their record-setting mission, nearly 400 investigations were conducted that advance NASA’s mission to reach new heights, reveal the unknown, and benefit all of humanity. Like all journeys off planet Earth, it started with a flash, and a roar. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 27, [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HASSE visits Mars Engine Lab

Dr. Jared P. Squire and Dr. Mark Carter gave HASSE students a detailed background of the VASIMR. The VASIMR engine travels at a much faster speed than the conventional chemical fueled engine. HASSE Senior Space School students were invited to take part, as special guests, at an on-site-learning-experience of a project led by rocket scientist, [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rice Prof. Tayfun, speaks to HASSE students

Professor Tayfun E. Tezduyar delivered a speech to HASSE's students. Dr. Tezduyar received his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1982. After postdoctoral work at Stanford, he had faculty positions at University of Houston and University of Minnesota. Professor Tayfun E. Tezduyar  Professor Tayfun E. Tezduyar delivered a speech to HASSE's students at Rice University, Houston, Texas. He [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Silver Snoopy Recipient, Roland Nedelkovich Speaks to HASSE Students

Roland is an accomplished Senior Technical Manager with extensive experience managing complex programs and projects involving multi-national contributions from early concept through design phase and ultimately to development and deployment. HASSE students had the rare opportunity to speak to Silver Snoopy recipient, Roland Nedelkovich. He brought with him a wealth of experience working as Project [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HASSE Students visits NSBRI

Students received an overview about the NSBRI and its mission to conduct biomedical research to support development and exploration of space and NSBRI User Panel Member, Dr. Leroy Chiao speaking to HASSE students enhancing life on Earth as a result of advances in human knowledge and technology. HASSE students had the opportunity of [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments