Montana NASA EPSCoR is pleased to announce the summer 2014 Space Hardware Development Workshop
for Tribal College Faculty and their students June 16 - August 7th, 2014.
Postitions available for summer 2014: 2 to 4 faculty and 1 to 4 students (NEW for 2014)
Workshop participants will…
- Fabricate a custom scientific camera suitable for space flight operations based on the camera designed for the SKC CubeSat.
- Acquire skills in circuit board layout, microcontrollerbased space hardware design, and the space hardware development process.
- Learn about NASA opportunities for tribal colleges to develop and fly payloads on high altitude balloons, airplanes, suborbital rockets, small satellites, and the International Space Station.
- Meet other tribal college faculty interested in space hardware development.
- Enjoy the amazing northwest Montana summer.
How to apply
Online application required: the workshop application consists of four quick parts and is due online April 1, 2014.
1. Contact info.
3. Statement of interest in the Workshop and how it will benefit your home institution.
4. Agreement to hold a workshop at your home institution on what you learned.
- Run by BisonSat CubeSat faculty advisors Tim Olson, Thomas Trickel and Andrew Westerman - all space hardware and space camera experts at Salish Kootenai College.
- Monday June 16th through Thursday August 7th although dates can be flexible. Ten hour days, four days
per week with Fridays off. Pow-wow holidays off.
- Flat stipend for six weeks of work: faculty $7,500 and students $3,600. Travel and housing must be
paid for from the stipend. Inexpensive ($500-$600/month) single and family-style housing is available
on the SKC campus.
- Postitions available for summer 2014: 2 to 4 faculty and 1 to 4 students (NEW for 2014)
- Questions? Contact Tim Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org, 406-275-4898
Tribal College Space Hardware
Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, MT
June 16-August 7th, 2014