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About

We are a chapter of the largest student run Space organization in the world – Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)

SEDS-USA is the national organization. Has over 50 active chapters as of now.

SEDS-Earth is the global version of SEDS that works as a central node for communications between national chapters of different countries (USA, India, Canada, UK, Nepal, Nigeria, Philippines, Italy, Afghanistan, UAE, Turkey, Spain, Israel, Mexico, and many more)

SEDS-UTA Mission Statements

  • To educate students of UTA about the benefits of space exploration and development
  • To provide a forum for UTA students and faculty members for the discussion and exchange of ideas related to the exploration and development of space (including but not limited to the topics of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Astrogeology, Astrobiology, SETI, and Astronautics);
  • To provide opportunities for UTA students to interact and network themselves with leaders in the space industry;
  • To provide hands on opportunities for UTA students to be involved in aspects of space exploration and development.

 

Activities

These are the types of activities we do:

Local Level (In-chapter):

  • Host speakers/guest lecturers
  • Research/educational projects:
  • SEDSAT
  • Star Parties
  • Satellite Tracking Station
  • Rocketry
  • Social events
    • Yuri’s Night World Space Party
    • Rocket launch watch parties
  • Field Trips
    • Nearby observatories
    • Eclipse
    • Space launches
    • Space Conferences

National Level:

  • SpaceVision National Conference
  • Research/educational projects:
    • SEDSAT
    • MDRS
  • Competitions
    • Business Plan Competition
    • Rocketry (USRC)
  • SpaceTalks

International Level

  • International Conference
  • SEDSAT

Membership

Any UTA student from any major who has some interest in Space and Astronomy can join us!

Membership Benefits:

  • Meet cool space loving people around the nation (and the world!)
  • Meet and connect with space industry leaders
  • Participate in cool space projects (SEDSAT, MDRS mock Mars mission)
  • Chance to run for SEDS-USA Board
  • SEDS-USA National Member Database
  • Connect with potential employers
  • SEDS Talent Directory
  • SEDS Job Board
  • Access to Alumni Network spanning the entire space industry
  • Exclusive invitations to closed space conferences and events
  • Scholarship Opportunities/Awards:
    • Bob Richards Scholarship for Peace through Space
    • Peter Diamandis Bold Space Entrepreneur Scholarship
    • Todd B Hawley Award for Student Leadership
    • Darrell Cain Award for Excellence

Membership Types:

Coming Soon…

Getting Involved:

Come to our meetings, volunteer for one of our events, or participate in one of our projects to get involved.

Contact

Go to our MavOrgs page to contact us: https://mavorgs.collegiatelink.net/organization/space-exploration/roster

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