The 2018 Symposium was held on Saturday April 21st, 2018

 at the

Sustainability, Energy, and Enviroment Complex(SEEC)

on University of Colorado at Boulder East Campus

4001 Discover Drive, Boulder, CO 80309

(parking map) 

 

 2018 Symposium Agenda

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Pictures from the Symposium

 

Recognized Papers/Presentations and Posters:

Grand Prize:
Innovative Sounding Rocket for Collecting Atmospheric Samples at Various Altitudes (CSU) - Taylor Morton, Colum Ashlin, Evan Feldmann, Austin Funke

Paper Session Winners:
A: Payload Evolution and Engineering: A Reevaluation of the Strength, Efficiency, and Design of High-Altitude Balloon Payloads (RRCC) - Alondra Hauser, Nathan Leusink, Robert Clayton, Ryan Klimek

B: The Effects of High Altitude Conditions on an Environmentally Friendly Payload and the Bacteria K. pneumonia and E. aerogenes (TSJC) - Noelle Gallegos & Mya Jimenez

C: Georeferencing and Filtering LIDAR data (CU) - Dawson Beatty

D: Innovative Sounding Rocket for Collecting Atmospheric Samples at Various Altitudes (CSU) - Taylor Morton, Colum Ashlin, Evan Feldmann, Austin Funke

Poster Session Winners:

Design, Construction, and Installation of a Radio Telescope for Student Use (RRCC) - Alexander Langfield, Christian Amundson, Ian McCombs, Justin Nichols, Liam James, David Palcsac, Kamron Correia

UNC Eclipse Project - Josh Fender, John Ringler, Justin Morse 

 

Papers and Presentations​

Development of an Imaging System Payload 

  Paper   Presentation

Ham Radio High Altitude / Space Applications

 Paper Presentation

Payload Evolution and Engineering: A Reevaluation of the Strength, Efficiency, and Design of High-Altitude Balloon Payloads

 Paper Presentation

Magnus Lift Stabilization by means of a Second-Order,Open-Loop Control Scheme

 Paper Presentation
Atmospheric Effects on the Cellular Structure of Plants  Paper Presentation
Observation of Tardigrades Upon Ascension to and from the Stratosphere via Compact Microscope Viewing  Paper Presentation
The Effects of High Altitude Conditions on an Environmentally Friendly Payload and the Bacteria K. pneumonia and E. aerogenes Paper Presentation
Observing the Efficiency of Colored Spectrum Filters on Silicon Solar Panels in the Stratosphere  Paper Presentation
Georeferencing and Filtering LIDAR data   Paper Presentation
MEGALODON: Measuring Emitting Groundstations using Antennas Listening for Oscillating Doppler Outputs from NEXRAD  Paper Presentation
Development and Operation of an Automated Ground Station for Weather Satellite Imagery as Proof of Concept for Satellite Communications  Paper Presentation
PAL: The Photovoltaic Array Lander  Paper Presentation
Innovative Sounding Rocket for Collecting Atmospheric Samples at Various Altitudes  Paper Presentation
Scout-E: Sample Collecting Optical Ultimate Terrain Explorer  Paper Presentation
OSCAR: Orbital Scrap Capture and Reclamation  Paper Presentation
Muira-II: An Exploration of Soft Shell Structures in Near Space  Paper Presentation

 

Posters:

Sustainable Balloon Payload     
 Making Telescopes and Observatories Accessible to Students    
Tracking Ojects with Open Source Computer Vision    
Utilization of Triboelectric Effect to Reclaim Space Debris    
Design, Construction, and Installation of a Radio Telescope for Student Use    
Do It Yourself Martian Soil for Life Sustaining Experiments on the Red Planet    
Using Parallel Plate Capacitor to Affect the Path of Charged Materials    
To Grow or Not to Grow: Plant it Mars    
Yeast at the Edge of Space    
Re-animating Microbes from Several Years Old Mars Analog Cryptobiotic Crust Samples Collected in the Desert    
Observing Effects on Pseudomonas stutzeri After Exposure to Stratosphere    
UNC Eclipse Project    
The Speed of Sound as a Function of Altitude    
A Brainwave Control System for the Home    
Utilization of SLAM for Autonomous 3D Robotic Environmental Mapping    
EngiNerds (Autonomous Robot)    
Ares Robot    
SCOUT-E: Sample Collecting Optical Ultimate Terrain Explorer    
eHoodie    
The Dunnies    
The Krios Mission    
Wall-E Robot    
Airheads II    
TDAS Autonomous Rover    
Analysis of Proxima b Through Applied Spectroscopy    
Tardiscope