News

2005

Why convert car to electric? Let Ryan Bohm answer that

October 3, 2005 – The Herald Journal

Ryan Bohm parked his gray and white 1984 Nissan in the "Electric Car Parking Only" spot at Utah State University's Space Dynamics Lab and plugged it in.

Utah Gears Up for World's Astronauts and Cosmonauts

September 29, 2005 – USURF

For the first time in more than a decade, the world’s “Space Fliers” will meet in the United States. Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development are pleased to announce that the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) XIX Planetary Congress is convening in Utah, October 9 - 15.

Space explorers will land in Salt Lake City

September 26, 2005 – The Salt Lake Tribune

If you ever wanted to meet an astronaut or a cosmonaut, your chance has come. On Oct. 9, the Association of Space Explorers will convene its annual Planetary Congress at the Grand America in Salt Lake City, and several events planned as part of the elite gathering will offer Utahns a unique glimpse at Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, or Leonov, the first man to walk in space.

Mobile statehouse; Legislators field Logan questions

August 3, 2005 – The Herald Journal

Long a cultural Cache Valley cornerstone, the Ellen Eccles Theatre on Monday night played host to a different kind of show: politics.

Innovative inspiration; USU invokes storm of inventions

August 3, 2005 – Standard-Examiner

Zhen Song, of China, and Hyo-Sung Ahn, of South Korea, love to talk about the project they are working on. Both are graduate students at Utah State University in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. On Tuesday, they presented a project called ODIS, or Omni-Directional Inspection System. More than 50 state lawmakers and representatives of other Innovation Campus companies were present at the Calibration and Optical Research Lab building at the university.

SDL awarded contract to continue its defense work

July 29, 2005 – The Herald Journal

Utah State University’s Space Dynamics Laboratory will remain involved with several of the nation’s defense agencies, after a $48 million, five-year contract was awarded by the Missile Defense Agency.

Space Station Harvest Relieves Crew's Minds, Appetites

July 19, 2005 – Space News

Gail Bingham remembers vividly the day in 1996 when a team at the Institute for Biomedical Problems (IBMP) in Moscow lost 100 of his crew members in the institute's international space station simulation chamber. This loss was felt by few, but to the three-member team participating in the six-month ground isolation study, those 100 stalks of wheat were part of the crew.

MDA Awards the Space Dynamics Laboratory UARC Contract

July 8, 2005 – USURF

Utah State University Research Foundation's Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is being awarded a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) contract sponsored by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) worth up to $48 million over five years.

2005: A children's odyssey

July 8, 2005 – The Herald Journal

Space Dynamics Lab gives opportunity to explore what parents do at work each day

The USU Research Foundation hosts 2nd Annual Bring Your Family to Work Day

June 30, 2005 – USURF

Utah State University Research Foundation (USURF) employees will have a chance to show their families how they have a "blast" as they ignite rocket motors, build satellites and light up with infrared technology on July 7.

NASA balloon carries USU infrared sensor into skies over New Mexico

June 10, 2005 – Deseret News

A huge balloon lifted majestically into the New Mexico sky this week, carrying a payload to an altitude of 25 miles, where conditions are like those in space. The payload was an instrument that may give researchers answers about some of the most vexing problems in science, questions about global warming.

USU instrument to probe global warming

June 10, 2005 – Standard-Examiner

The scientific world is one step closer to understanding global warming, thanks to an instrument designed and engineered at Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory.

New Sensor will Measure Earth's Energy Loss

June 8, 2005 – NASA/USURF

NASA successfully tested a new instrument that will provide scientists with unprecedented measurements to further the agency's understanding of climate change.

NIST and Utah State University Partner in Advance Sensor Technology

March 14, 2005 – USURF

An agreement signed today between the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and Utah State University (USU) will create a partnership for collaboration in the development and calibration of optical sensors for defense, homeland security, weather prediction, and climate research.

Out of this world; New exhibit at planetarium to feature SDL’s achievements

February 8, 2005 – The Herald Journal

A big interactive exhibit showcasing research and achievements of the Space Dynamics Laboratory at Utah State University will fit perfectly in the Clark Planetarium, according to representatives from both entities.

Space Journey exhibition blasts off today in Idaho

February 7, 2005 – The Salt Lake Tribune

Jeff Duce and Robert Leishman, juniors in engineering at Utah State University, couldn't wipe off their grins Monday as they walked among the spacecraft, rocket engines and flight simulators at the Museum of Idaho.

SDL and Utah State space history heading to museum

January 31, 2005 – SDL/USU

Utah State University and the Space Dynamics Laboratory have donated historical space items that will be featured in the Space Journey Exhibit at the Museum of Idaho from Feb. 8 through Sept. 10.

Space veterans to converge on SLC

January 7, 2005 – The Salt Lake Tribune

For a week in October, Salt Lake City will boast the world's highest concentration of humans who have orbited the Earth.