Invitation to NASA Workshop on Quality Assurance for Academic Space Projects

 

Auburn University and NASA are hosting a one day educational and networking session on quality assurance for academic space projects and payloads including small SAT, cube SAT, rocket and high altitude balloon.  This event is part of the NASA Academy of Aerospace Quality (AAQ) at Auburn University (Alice Smith and Jeff Smith, PIs) sponsored by NASA HQ.  There will be presentations by NASA experts and by veteran academic leaders of space bound projects.  Networking will be facilitated to share lessons learned and best practices.

The workshop will take place on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at NASA Marshall Flight Center’s Training Center in Huntsville, AL from approximately 8 AM until 3:30 PM.

The target audience includes engineering academics who are interested in learning more about quality assurance for academic payload projects.  Students are welcome to attend with a participating faculty member.

Presentation and poster opportunities also exist – see the registration page for details.

No registration fee is charged, but spaces are limited, and we have some travel stipends available for selected participants.

 

Please apply using the link below if you are interested in attending with your name, affiliation and title, and a brief statement on why you would like to attend.  Also state whether you wish to be considered for a travel stipend.  Applications should be made by July 1 for full consideration and attendees being awarded travel stipends will be notified by July 15.

http://spider2.eng.auburn.edu/AAQ/registration.html

 

Questions can be referred to Alice Smith at smithae@auburn.edu