Earth Day 2017

Portland State students and community members celebrated Earth Day 2017 on Friday, April 21, sharing their message and hopes for a global vision of environmental and climate literacy. A diverse…

Planning for Jupiter with Les Johnson

Portland State Aerospace Society hosted a free event featuring Les Johnson, a world-renowned author, physicist and self-described “space nerd” on April 18 at PSU in conjunction with Rose City Astronomers….

Space newbies celebrated by PSAS

The Portland State Aeronautical Society gathered together on April 12 in the new and spacious rocket room to celebrate Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, along with the arrival…

Weed science 101

Since recreational marijuana has become legal in Oregon, you may have noticed a familiar, skunky scent more often or walked into a dispensary yourself to try some special chocolates. Popularity…

Calling all space nerds

The National Aeronautical and Space Administration’s deputy manager in its Advanced Concepts Office at the Marshall Space Flight Center, Les Johnson, will give a free lecture at Portland State commencing…

PSAS tested, NASA approved

Portland State Aerospace Society announced a major milestone on March 6 after receiving approval from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for its CubeStat Launch Initiative titled, “The Oregon Satellite…

PSU professor goes to space?

Portland State professor Dr. Evan Thomas has been selected as one of 32 final candidates for two astronaut positions at the Canadian Space Agency. Thomas was an aerospace engineer at the…