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November 01, 2013
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Does your research relate to space exploration? This is a roundup of a few international opportunities.

  • Drop Your Thesis! "The Drop Your Thesis! programme gives university students, from Bachelor’s to PhD level, the opportunity to perform scientific or technological research in microgravity conditions." Application deadline: January 19, 2014.
  • Spin Your Thesis! "ESA’s Spin Your Thesis! (SYT) programme gives undergraduate and postgraduate students from ESA Member and Cooperating States* a rare opportunity to design and conduct experiments that need hypergravity." (Canada is an associate member.) Application deadline: January 19, 2014.
  • NASA Seeking Student Science Experiments for Balloon Flight. "NASA is accepting applications from graduate and undergraduate university students to fly experiments to the edge of space aboard a high-altitude scientific balloon." Application deadline: December 20, 2013. A question-and-answer teleconference for interested parties will be held at 11 am EST on November 15.
  • TopCoder: NASA’s Disruption Tolerant Networking Challenge Series. "This challenge will devise a method by which cryptographic keys can be exchanged in a network suffering from connectivity disruptions. The challenge will award nearly $45,000 in prizes and member payments."

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