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Congratulations to John Bussey!

Congratulations to John Bussey for being selected as this year’s winner of the SURCA (Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities) at WSU.

John was selected by the WSU Emeritus Society as the recipient of the scholarship in the category of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

“Our reviewers found that your research on Mount St. Helens ash’s stimulant properties holds much promise for lunar equipment testing applications.”

Congrats John!

WSU student team selected for NASA “Big Idea”

Congratulations to the WSU student team for being selected for the NASA Big Idea contest.

The team from WSU’s HYPER hydrogen research lab will be working with NOME and others to study the effect of leidenfrost to clean space suits. They will be using ash collected in Pullman from the Mt. St. Helens eruption as a lunar regolith simulant.

Congratulations team!  This story was picked up by WSU today also.

An article including video was also recently published in the Spokane Spokesman-Review.