September 2019


Options: Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Natalia Stepanova <[log in to unmask]>
Reply To:
Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 5 Sep 2019 16:28:58 -0400
text/plain (54 lines)
Subject: TERPS IN SPACE Proposal Competition launching SEPT 16TH

Are you interested in designing an experiment that will fly to space?
Be part of Terps in Space Mission 14, launching this Fall 2019!

We are seeking freshmen, sophomores and juniors interested in research.
No previous background in research is required. ALL MAJORS WELCOME!
Students will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by
September 16th!

Sign-up here:

Feel free to get more information at these two sites: or

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Our information session/orientation to kick-off the
program will be Monday, SEPTEMBER 16th, from 6:00-8:00PM in BRB1101.

You’ll be part of Terps in Space, a program where students compete by
writing experiment proposals to test the effect of microgravity on a
phenomenon of their choice. The winning proposal is granted the program
funding to FLY their experiment to THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION!
Astronauts will interact with your mini-experiment as you instruct during the
4-6 weeks it is in low orbit and then it will return to Earth for further
analysis and conclusions you make.

Student teams are made up of 2-4 students. You can assemble your own team
ahead of time and provide us names of your teammates or sign up as an
individual and we will assign you to a team!
Each team will be assigned a research mentor, a UMD faculty member or
graduate student, who will give weekly advice on proposal writing and
experiment design.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity! It will enhance your experimental
design skills, test your implementation abilities, and give you the
experience of a lifetime! Winners and finalists are also provided the
opportunity to present at the National Student Spaceflight Experiment Program
Conference at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. in
the Spring! Sign-up now! If you have any questions, email us at
[log in to unmask]

Happy Fall Semester!

Event Date: September 16, 2019
Event Start Time: 6:00 pm
Event Location: BRB1101
Contact Person: Natalia Stepanova
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
Website URL:

You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.