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Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NASA

Investigator: Kristin Yvonne Rozier Sponsor: NASA Award Title:  Multi-Platform, Multi-Architecture Runtime Verification of Autonomous Space Systems Award Amount: $600,000 Award Period Date: 2016-2019   Status: Active Summary: Autonomous systems are only capable of effective self-governing if they can reliably sense their own faults and respond to failures and uncertain environmental conditions. We propose to design … Continue reading Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NASA

NASA Iowa Space Grant returns to Iowa State

This summer, the NASA sponsored Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) returned to Iowa State. The ISGC, which is part of NASA’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, was founded in 1990, establishing its first headquarters at Iowa State University. Iowa State, along with Drake University, the University of Iowa, and the University of Northern … Continue reading NASA Iowa Space Grant returns to Iowa State

Graduate student’s algorithm wins competition at NASA

After receiving the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship in April of 2015, aerospace engineering master’s student Kyle Webb spent 11 weeks at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. During his time at NASA, Webb fine-tuned the aerocapture guidance algorithm that he has been working on as part of his thesis work under Dr. … Continue reading Graduate student’s algorithm wins competition at NASA

Remembering Columbia: Alumnus Bill Ellingson

On this day thirteen years ago, the U.S. Space Program experienced one of its darkest days. During reentry to the Earth’s atmosphere, the Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart, killing all seven crewmembers on board. An investigation launched immediately to determine what had occurred, as well what steps could be taken to prevent further accidents. As … Continue reading Remembering Columbia: Alumnus Bill Ellingson

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