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CUSEDS: CU Students for the Exploration & Development of Space

CU Boulder and the Flatirons

Mars One calling from CUSEDS Crater!

The University of Colorado at Boulder chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (CUSEDS) believes the future of humanity unequivocally lies in space. Our progression into this frontier will only be ensured if the next generation of explorers is impassioned, connected, educated, and otherwise given the tools that will allow them to become leaders in the space field.


CUSEDS is a CU student group / club devoted to the support and encouragement of students interested in the development and exploration of space. If you are a CU student interested in space, please consider


Boulder Colorado | One Mile Closer to Space

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Members informing prospective students about all the opportunities CU presents during Admitted Student Day, April 6, 2013


CU Boulder and the Flatirons

Kindergraden students draw 'space'
postcards, part of the CUSEDS
WeWantOurFuture Initiative



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Upcoming Events


1) Name your own Martian Crater: We are proud to partner with Uwingu in an effort to raise money for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education efforts by helping Uwingu raise their $10 million goal. For more information follow this link.


2) Cosmos: We are aiming to pick up where we left off with our showing of Carl Sagan's Cosmos.

When: Mondays at 6pm

Where: Fiske Planetarium

Cost: free


3) Study Break Happy Hour: Join us for an hour or so for a short break from studying at the wine bar Sip, located across the street from the Engineering Center.

When: Thursdays at 5pm

Where: Sip


4) Space Essay Writing Contest

As we move further and further into the anthropocene (literally human geological era), what will the earth look like in a hundred years. The aim of this essay contest is to, in 1500 words or less, to try to answer this question and how humanity can prepare for it. For more information go to Blue Marble Space Institute of Science.

Age restrictions: must be between ages of 18 and 30 years old.

Deadline: 22 April 2014 at 5pm US Pacific Standard Time

Prize: 500 USD

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Projects & Competitions: Spring 2014

1) University Microgravity [Project]

This project is an annual endeavor to come up with an experiment which can only be conducted in microgravity. What that means for all you space and adventure enthusiasts is if the idea you come up with and help write a proposal for is accepted, you will get the chance to fly on the infamous "Vomit Comet." We are currently looking for ideas on projects to do, any project idea is welcome (please see our projects page under microgravity for guidelines). If you have any addtional questions or comments, please contact either Cameron Comeau or Abhijeet Kumar.








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Last updated: 2014/04/16