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Archeological Balloon Flight

We have been funding two of our MAE students, Casey Barrett and David Hernandez, to work on aerospace projects this summer, including an interdisciplinary archeological balloon flight project with the Department of Anthropology (Professor Thomas Levy), Calit2, and the California Space Grant Consortium. Below is a description of the project, written by Professor Levy.
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Introducing the 2009 IYA California Student Ambassador

Elena S. Amador is the California Student Ambassador for the 2009 International Year of Astronomy. The International Year of Astronomy is a global program that aims to bring astronomy and all space sciences to a wider audience. Elena is currently a 4th year undergraduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz where she is studying planetary sciences and astrophysics.

For her biography, click here.

For the IYA website, click here.