“Deciphering Titans Mysteries” by Dan Krowinski, August 2013. Advisor: Dr.
“Workable Methods for Active Debris Removal in LEO and Why they are Needed” by
Nicholas Proett, August 2013. Advisor: Dr. David Whalen
“Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as a Countermeasure for Interpersonal Conflict
During Long-Duration Space Missions” by Maryellen Cronin, May 2013. Advisor:
Dr. Vadim Rygalov
“Ballistic Trajectories and G-Forces for Emergency Escape Systems for Manned Spacecraft”
by Theresa Perks, May 2013. Advisor: Dr. Vadim Rygalov and Dr. Ron Fevig
“Differential Photometry of Asteroid 200 Dyanamene” by Joseph Round, May
2013. Advisor: Dr. Paul Hardersen
“Space Debris: The Need for Mitigation and Mitigation Strategies” by Amy Wallace,
May 2013. Advisor: Dr. David Whalen
"Determination of Impact of Urbanization on Agricultural Land Around Grand Forks,
Using Remote Sensing" by Sindhu Ethamukkala, August 2012. Advisor: Dr. Santhosh
"Constraints on Terrestrial Planet Formation, and the Search for Extra-Solar Earths"
by Anne Holland, August 2012. Advisor: Dr. Mike Gaffey
"Considerations for Reducing Visual Illusions in Space through Training and Habitat
Design" by Paul Knoedler, August 2012. Advisor: Dr. Vadim Rygalov
"Physiological Health Problems of Astronauts in Exploration Class Space Missions"
by Lyle Palm, August 2012. Advisor: Dr. Vadim Rygalov
"The Commercial Suborbital Spaceflight Industry: Factors for Success and Challenges
Ahead" by Allison Taylor, August 2012. Advisor: Dr. David Whalen
"Stress Mitigation in the Isolated and Confined Environment of Space: A Holistic
Approach" by Jessica Conmy, May 2012. Advisor: Dr. Vadim Rygalov
"Organization of Mission Control Support for Manned Surface Exploration of Mars"
by Kayla LaFrance, May 2012. Advisor: Dr. James Casler
"On the Ethical Implications of the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life" by John
Nerwinski, May 2012. Advisor: Dr. Paul Hardersen
"Closed System Stability – Control Methods for System Variables" by Gregory G.
Carras, December 2011. Advisor: Dr. Vadim Rygalov
"Use of Space for U.S. Army C4ISR – Risks and Vulnerabilities" by Walter Eis,
December 2011. Advisor: David Whalen
"Understanding and Improving on the Economic Impacts of International Traffic in
Arms Regulations on the U.S. Space Industry" by Charles Hammond, August 2011.
Advisor: Dr. James Casler
"The Need for Continued Psychological Research with Regards to Long Duration Space
Missions" by Jennifer Untener, August 2011. Advisor: Dr. Vadim Rygalov
"Evaluating the Impact of Space-Based Services on Arctic Communities" by Mark Bigley,
"Multi-Night Study of V2197 Cygnus to Determine Periodic Motion Using Differential
Photometry" by Lee Graves, May 2011
"Human Spaceflight Incident Analysis and the Risk Environment" by James A. Johnson,
"Space Architecture and its Practical Appications in Mitigating Physiological Stresses"
by William Swearson, May 2011
"Lightcurve Photometry of Exoplanet HD 189733b" Greg Pijanowski, December
"In Situ Geophysical Exploration by Humans in Mars Analog Environments" Brian Shiro,
"The Astronaut’s Dilemma: Applying Game Theory to the International Weaponization
of Space" Sean Decker, August 2010
"Mitigation Strategies for the Psychological Effects of Long-term Confinement during
Extended Human Missions to Space" Tanya Kuelbs, August 2010
"Alternative Cargo Delivery to Low Earth Orbit" George Sarkisov, August 2010
"Artificial Gravity as a Mitigation Approach to Bone Loss during Long duration Spaceflight"
Steven Benoit, May 2010
"An Examination of the Geophysical Aspects of Europa" Thomas P. Stolla, May
"Analysis of Interstellar Propulsion Technologies that Leverage Validated Scientific
Principles with Formulated Applications" by Matthew P. Flahive, May 2010
"Journey to Mars: Air Food, Water, and Personnel Requirements" by Erick G. Fonseca,
"Public Opinion and the US Space Program" by Colin C. Wiemer, May 2010
"Space Politics and Policy: The Clementine Mission" by G. Ian Nungezer, May
"Defining the Human Limits of High-Altitude Skydiving and Bailout Situations" by
Sarah Ford, May 2010
"Effects of Hypoxia on Human Operation, Survivability, and G-Force Tolerance-Possible
Survivability Windows (Theoretical Analysis)" by Megan Sawarynski, December
"Risk Assessment and Mitigation for a Space Solar Power Mega-Project" by Lee Tinker,
"G-Force Tolerance Control for Astronauts in Human Space Flight as an Extreme Environment"
by William H. Wilson, December 2009
"A Policy Analysis of the Vision for Space Exploration (VSE): Exploration of the
Outer Solar System in the VSE" by Matthew J. Youngmeyer, August 2009
"The Viability of the Space Tourism Market" by Steven J Soto, August 2009
"The Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act of 2004: Federal Preemption and Informed
Consent" by John George, August 2009
"Inventory of Lunar Resources" by Christopher S. Ritter, August 2009
"Dark Matter/Dark Energy: Current Research and Unknowns" by John Venditti,
"1461 Jean-Jacques: Near-IR Spectral Analysis Reveals Orthopyroxene Surface Composition"
by Steven W. Ford, August 2009
"T Tauri light curve photometry: measuring T Tauri variability with the University
of North Dakota and Badlands Internet Telescopes" by Alexandra Germain, August
"The Spectral classification of stars" by Nader Khouzam, August 2009
"Food or Fuel; Biofuel Production and it’s Affect on Humanity and the Earth" by
Delvin L Schmunk, TheAugust 2009
"EVA Emergency Aids for Extended Planetary Missions ‘Through-The-Suit Injection’-Concept
Analysis" by Alejandro Diaz, August 2009
"Extraterrestrial Prominent Outpost: Strategy for Development" by Michael A. Serrano,
"Cognitive Command Module (CCM) and Astronaut Crew Assistance System (ACAS) for
Long-Duration Spaceflight" by Deborah E. Dooley, August 2009
"Emotional Extremes in the Isolation and Confinement of Long-Term Space Missions"
by Patrick Stoffel, August 2009
"Space Education Programs, The Incorporation of Stem Initiatives and the Influences
they have on Student Interest" by Emily Chwialkowski, August 2009
"Evolution of the Sun: The Creation of Past, Present, and Future Planetary Atmospheres"
by Erika N.Kasprzak, May 2009
"Implications of China’s Anti-Satellite Testing: Will There be a New Space Arms
Race?" By Jeffrey Zornes, May 2009
"The Use of Genetic Algorithms in Remote Sensing Applications" by Kirk Bigger,
"U-2 Pilot Feeding System: A Potential Solution for Sustenance During Mars Surface
Extravehicular Activity" by Michael F. Colaco, December 2008
"Testing Solar System Evolutionary Theory: Is There a Benchmark?" By Armon E. Lansing,
"Analysis of the Readiness of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport for Suborbital
Tourist or Orbital Flights" by J. Jack Kennedy, December 2008
"Light Curve Analysis of Delta Scuti HD12582" by John M. Kapocious, December
"Monitoring the Use of Xeriscape Practices with Satellite Data" by Neal Kleinschmidt,
"Collision Avoidance in a Space Elevator System" by John Scot Lemke, August
"The Photographers’s Guide to Arches National Park" by Durand Johnson, August
"Mars Exploration Suit: Space Suit Design Considerations For Planetary Surface Exploration"
by Lisa A. Harris, August 2008.
"On to Mars! Habitat Design & Implementation" by Tom Hermel, May 2008.
"Constraining the variability of G2V Stars: Studying the implications of solar flux
changes for Earth" by Matthew Bulisco, May 2008
"Effects of String Theory on the Universe" by Kyle M. Kovarik, May 2008
"Soyuz The Craft that would take Russians to the Moon" by James Paul Ward,
"The Politics and Technology for Observing the Invisible: The Social Construction
of the High Resolution Camera And Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer on the Chandra
X-ray Observatory" by David Bullock, December 2007
"Mineralogy And Albedo Estimates For Near-Earth Asteroids 1999 HF1 and 2005 AB"
by Sanath Kumar Sathyachandran, December 2007
"Agloolik Satellite Communications System: A High Latitude and Polar Satellite Communications
Solution for Canada" by Christopher Willmes, December 2007
"U.S. Commercial Remote Sensing Satellite Firms: Risks and Issues Facing the Industry
Today" by Lindsey Foulks, December 2007
"Comparative Space-Based Navigation: United States Global System (GPS), Russian
Global Navigational Sputnik System (GLONASS), European Galileo Global Navigation
Satellite System (GNSS)" by John P. Borah, December 2007
"Launch Vehicles and the Ability to Commercially Access Space" by Jeffrey N. Krulick,
"Technological Challenges of the Space Elevator Systems" by Jerry Cordaro,
"A Survey of Lunar Cryptomafic Research and Implications of New Basaltic Abundances"
by William H. Branham, August 2007
"Astrobiology Workshop for Middle and High School Teachers" by Daniella Leach,
"Cosmic Terrorist" by Jon Wollam, August 2007
"Nineteenth Century Astrophotography" by Z. Cameo Johnson-Cramer, August
"How Can Space Exploration and Colonization Change Humanity" by Kevin White,
"Evolution of Counter Space Doctrine" by Robert Moose, May 2007
"A Framework for Technology and Policy Lifecycle Model Integration" by Ryan Olson,
"Cassini-Huygens Studies Jupiter and Saturn" by David Eidsmoe, December 2006
"Minimal Requirements and Training for Autonomous Medical Support of Long-Duration
Missions in Remote Confined Environments" by: Rebecca Sundhagen, December
"Political Feasibility of Human Mission to Mars" by Fabio Sau, December 2006
"The Evolution of the Ballistic Missile Defense System: A Technology Survey" by
Anibal Rodriguez December, 2006
"Space Weaponization Advocacy Coalitions in the Formation of Policy" by Ernest
Schmitt, August 2006
"Concepts for Mars Space Suit Systems" by David Etter, August 2006
"The North Dakota Planetary Suit Concept Demonstrator Project" by Mark R. Williamson,
"New Orleans, Retreat or Fortify: A U.S. City in Peril in an Era of Global Change"
by Shawn P.B. Randolph, August 2006
"Enhancing Freshman Physics Through the Inclusion of Space Studies Topics" by Peter
K. Schoch, August 2006
"Visual Neuropsychological Human Factors in a Space Environment" by Hugh M. Davidson,
"Virtual Reality Technologies: Benefiting Humankind, Both on and off the Earth"
by A. Joseph Radich, August 2006