Kennedy News

Tracy Young
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468
tracy.g.young@nasa.gov

March 2, 2011
 
RELEASE : 12-11
 
 
NASA And Florida Tech To Host Space Studies Program 2012
 
 
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's Kennedy Space Center and the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Fla., have been selected to host the International Space University's 25th annual Space Studies Program. The 9-week course, set for June 4-Aug. 3, 2012, is designed for post-graduate university students and professionals.

"Kennedy Space Center is looking forward to hosting the 2012 session of the ISU Space Studies Program in partnership with the Florida Institute of Technology," said Bob Cabana, Kennedy Space Center Director. "This is an amazing opportunity, not only for the students participating in the program, but for employees of the center to share their knowledge and experiences with an international network of leading space experts and professionals."

The International Space University, or ISU, headquartered in Strasbourg, France, provides an interdisciplinary education experience to support the development of future leaders in the world space community. The site of the Space Studies Program changes annually, enabling a unique educational and international experience. The program curriculum includes sessions in space physical sciences, space systems engineering, policy and law, business and management, space and society, satellite applications, space life sciences and human spaceflight.

For more information on the International Space University, visit:

http://www.isunet.edu


For more information on Florida Tech, visit:

http://www.fit.edu


For more information on NASA's Kennedy Space Center, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/kennedy


 

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