Jessica Woodward

The ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) and its VLBI-based support

Date: Thursday, June 3rd at 11AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Speaker: Leonid Gurvits Title: The ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) and its VLBI-based support Abstract:JUICE – JUpiter ICy moons Explorer – is the first Large Class mission in the ESA’s Cosmic Vision programme. JUICE is due to launch in the middle of 2022. It will arrive …

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The James Webb Space Telescope’s First Year of Extraordinary Science Has Been Revealed

“Years behind schedule and billions of dollars over budget, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) often finds itself the butt of jokes. From satirical Webcomics to more scathing criticism, the flagship project of NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Canadian Space Agency is an easy target. Yet many would argue that those delays and budget concerns …

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Fall 2019 Class Seminars

Speaker Title Date & Time Watch AlisonLowndes, NVIDIA Fueling the Artificial Intelligence Revolution with Gaming 9/11/19 11:30a Youtube GarrettSchieber, GeorgiaTech REVEALS research in ISRU: Transport of gases at Lunar conditions and concentrating solar utilization on the Moon 9/25/19 11:30a Youtube David Masten,Masten SpaceSystems Transportation and Development of the Cis-Lunar Economy 10/9/19 11:30a Youtube Kelsi Singer,SwRI …

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UCF Professor Part of Team Awarded the Sir Arthur Clarke Award

The award, named after the British science fiction writer and futurist, is one of the most prestigious space-exploration awards in the world. BY ZENAIDA GONZALEZ KOTALA | NOVEMBER 15, 2019 NASA’s New Horizons Mission Team, which includes UCF physics Professor Dan Britt, Thursday was awarded the 2019 Sir Arthur Clarke Award, one of the most prestigious space-exploration …

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9 Luminary Award Recipients Honored for Making an Impact on the World

The third annual awards recognize researchers  for being academic leaders making an impact on the world through their studies and scholarship. BY ZENAIDA GONZALEZ KOTALA | OCTOBER 24, 2019 The University of Central Florida honored nine outstanding faculty members Wednesday during the third annual Luminary Awards Celebration. The recipients are academic leaders making an impact through their …

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UCF to Help Researchers Seeking to use NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

Scheduled for launch in 2021, the telescope is anticipated to be as important to scientific discovery as the Hubble Telescope has been in the past decade. BY ZENAIDA GONZALEZ KOTALA | OCTOBER 10, 2019 The University of Central Florida soon will become a resource for researchers in Florida, Puerto Rico and Latin America seeking an opportunity to …

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