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Rocky Mountain Chapter Meeting

When: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Where: LASP Space Technology Building
1234 Innovation Drive
Laboratory for Atmospheric & Space Physics
Boulder, Colorado  80303
United States
Contact: Richard Merschel

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RM SAMPE Chapter
invites you to our March Meeting, a visit to 

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP)

Boulder, CO

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP)  has a long history of involvement in space missions, beginning in the 1960s and remaining strong today. On any individual mission, LASP may have one or more roles: science direction and research; engineering of an individual instrument or component; engineering of an entire instrument suite; mission operations of individual instruments; or mission operations for the spacecraft as a whole.

CU undergraduate and graduate students are typically involved as part of any mission work that LASP undertakes. Sometimes, student teams lead instrument development under the supervision of professionals; examples include the Student Nitric Oxide Explorer, the Solar Mesosphere Explorer, and the Student Dust Counter

Note:  The Facility Tour will include stops in the lobby (which contains many interesting spacecraft/instruments, models, and historical objects), the engineering labs (including several Class 10,000 clean rooms), the machine shop for building instruments, and the Mission Operations Center from which students and professionals operate satellites. 

For directions to meeting location click here:  LSTB facility

For more info on LASP click here: LASP Introduction

For more info on the machine shop click here:  machine shop 

please RSVP to Richard Merschel

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