UND to Telecast U.S. Presidential Candidates on Monday
John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences
Contact: Karen Ryba/Phone: 701-777-4761
January 30, 2008
University of North Dakota to Telecast a Discussion by U.S. Presidential Candidates and Their Space Policy Positions
(Grand Forks, North Dakota): The University of North Dakota (UND) Department of Space Studies will be holding a luncheon discussion on the space policy positions of the current U.S. presidential candidates on Monday, February 4, 2008, at 12:00 noon in Ryan Hall, Room 111. This event is free and open to the public. Members of the UND campus are encouraged to attend. This is a bring-your-own-lunch event.
Teleconference capability will also be available for Monday's space policy discussion at:
http://realmedia.aero.und.edu:7070/ramgen/encoder/live.rm (for a web page/browser) or
rtsp://realmedia.aero.und.edu/encoder/live.rm (for the real player directly).
This event occurs the day before the North Dakota presidential caucus and is meant to highlight North Dakota's participation and involvement in the nation's space program. Within the state, there are number NASA research projects and programs underway, which include the North Dakota NASA Space Grant Consortium, the North Dakota NASA EPSCoR program, NASA-funded planetary space suit and asteroid research, the AgCam project for the International Space Station, and more.
Representatives from the various presidential campaigns in North Dakota are invited to attend and address the participants.
For more information, contact Dr. Paul Hardersen at (701) 777-4896 or via email at Hardersen@space.edu.