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The International Space University (ISU) hosted the 6th UNISEC-Global Meeting and a short course of HEPTA-Sat hands-on training at its Central Campus from 19 – 23 November 2018. Rei Kawashima, an ISU SSP and MSS alumnae and ISU MSS19 student Marc Abi Fadel report.

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Become or select the next ISU Alumni Representative

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ISU SSP18 Call for Chairs, Call for Teaching Associates & Staff, Call for Faculty


ISU is now accepting applications for Chairs, Teaching Associates, Staff, Faculty and Visiting Lecturers for its 2018 SSP in Delft University of Technology, Leiden University, and ESA-ESTEC, in the Netherlands from 25 June – 24 August 2018.

IMPORTANT: Applications will only be accepted through the ISU Space Studies Program Involve online application form. The link is provided below. Applications submitted by e-mail will not be accepted.

DEADLINES:

  • SSP18 Call for Chairs: 1 September 2017 by midnight GMT
  • SSP18 Call for Faculty and Visiting Lecturers: 29 September 2017 by midnight GMT
  • SSP18 Call for Staff and Teaching Associates (TAs): 29 September 2017 by midnight GMT
     

To respond to this open call, please follow these steps:

1. Using any web browser, open the link: http://sspac.isunet.edu/involve/  

2. Click on the "Calls for next SSP Chairs, Faculty, Staff, and TAs" link in the gray box. PLEASE READ THE CALLS FIRST! This is important, even if you have applied/participated in the SSP before. There are changes and updates, including the new Team Project descriptions for 2018.

3. After you have read the calls, please log in to ISU-SSP Involve.

a. If you have never logged into ISU-SSP Involve before, click the "Create my account" button at the bottom of the page. Provide your preferred e-mail address and then input a password, any password, but preferably one you can easily remember. We will use your preferred e-mail address to communicate with you.

b. If you have already created an account, log in with the e-mail address and self-selected password that you used to create your ISU-SSP Involve account. Remember: this account is separate from your ISU account.

4. Input your contact and background information. Save it.

5. Provide the information requested for the position(s) in which you are interested. Save your inputs.

6. Sign out when you are finished with the session.

7. You do not need to complete the entire form at once. You may return to ISU-SSP Involve and log in to edit , update, or add to your response up until the deadline.
 
If you have any questions about the INVOLVE website, please contact ISU IT.
 
Please share this announcement with anyone you think might be interested. While we try our best to reach everyone in the ISU community and beyond, we inevitably miss a few. Do not hesitate to share.

We are looking forward to your applications.

WHAT OUR ALUMNI SAY


"My life can be clearly divided between before and after ISU. ISU was a breaking point that created a world of possibilities in front of me."

Carmen Felix - MSS10 -

"Attending ISU has been, for me, the ultimate eye-opening experience. Attending the Master of Space Studies allowed me to pursue my personal interests with a limit determined only by my imagination."

Diego Urbina - MSS09 -

"My space flight was the changing point in my whole life. Since my background was mechanical engineering, I did not know much about space, which led me to the International Space University."

Soyeon Yi - SSP09 -

"ISU is broadening the global space community and connecting New Space countries to old and mighty ones."

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