Space Studies Student Selected for Spacecraft Mission to Near-Earth Asteroid Study Project
Back to News
Space Studies Student Vishnu Reddy has been selected to attend a 10-week summer study project at NASA Ames Research Center to develop a proposal for sending a small spacecraft to a near-Earth asteroid. Vishnu was one of the six international applicants selected along with six students from the University of California system from a pool of over 100 applicants. During the study project, he will be spending time developing spacecraft mission ideas/concepts and learning the nuts and bolts of developing a proposal for a mission to an asteroid. Vishnu will also be presenting posters at the Asteroids, Comets, Meteors meeting in Baltimore and a NASA graduate student poster fair in San Jose.