Jessica Woodward

International Simulations Project in Florida

Develop a collaborative HLA simulation in collaboration with teams from universities around the world. The idea for the Simulation Exploration Experience Project (SEE) – an elaborate international simulation project – was born at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida and implemented by NASA and the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO). The goal of the …

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REVEALS on PBS

GPB Originals | Future Moon Exploration In July we will mark the 50th Anniversary of America’s landing on the moon. In celebration of the historic event, GPB will be releasing a new series this summer called, ‘GPB to the Moon’ featuring a variety of stories to celebrate. In this piece, we look at the past …

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From the Moon to Mars – What’s Next for Space Exploration

Wednesday, June 19, 2019  |  5:30 PM | WITI Orlando Join WITI Orlando for an insightful discussion about the future of space exploration. Central Florida has a critical role to play in the future of commercial space missions. Come hear about possibilities for setting up staging posts on the moon for observation and exploration, as well as …

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Brazil Science Days

Science Days – A Traveling Space Fair Mike Conroy, FSI, joined the Michaelis Foundation for Global Education to bring STEM/STEAM inspiration to Brazilian students and families. Events included the soft opening at the Sorocaba Engineering School, (FACENS), in Sorocaba, a visit to a local High School and a 2-day event in Rio de Janeiro. Eleven …

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FSI Graduating Students

Congratulations to our graduating students! After many adventures in our lab, some are headed to Jacobs and some to NASA KSC. We wish them all the best in their future professional life!

Blue Origin Launch Marks UCF’s Fourth Flight into Space This Year

UCF research continues to fly into space at a pace that is keeping with the university’s reputation as a leader in space technology and planetary science. BY ROBERT WELLS | MAY 2, 2019 The successful flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket this morning from west Texas carried multiple research payloads, including one from the UCF. It …

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UCF Marks 1st Year at Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico

Facility’s staff has helped international scientists do their work in planetary science, space and atmospheric science, and radio astronomy. BY ZENAIDA KOTALA | APRIL 5, 2019 UCF celebrates its first anniversary this month of operating the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The observatory is the first national research center that UCF has led. It is home to …

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Asteroid Bennu Gives NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Team Lots of Surprises

UCF Physics Professor Humberto Campins is part of the team studying Bennu, which may contain the molecular precursors to the origin of life and the Earth’s oceans. BY ZENAIDA GONZALEZ KOTALA | MARCH 19, 2019 Sometimes the unexpected is more exciting than finding exactly what you thought you’d find, and this is indeed the case for the …

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