A Dakota State University faculty member has been selected as a Faculty Fellow in the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Aerospace Fellowship Program. Dr. James Maloney, an assistant professor of physics at Dakota State, will participate in a ten-week fellowship beginning in June. He will be working on a project involving nuclear thermal propulsion studies.
The fellowship begins on June 1st and will continue through August 10th. The program is usually conducted at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic some of the fellowship, such as lectures and simulations, may take place remotely.
As part of a group conducting research, Maloney will have the opportunity to work with and learn from the leading scientists in the field.