About SEDS OU

Leading the innovation and advancement of space exploration at the University of Oklahoma!

SEDS OU is leading the innovation and advancement of Space Exploration at the University of Oklahoma by working on both technical and non-technical space projects. Technical projects for Fall 2020 will involve designing real-life space missions with NASA RASCAL and presenting the designs at the Kennedy Space Center for a chance to develop and build those missions with NASA!

Non-technical projects for Fall 2020 will include the student business pitch competition (SBPC) with SEDS USA, where students will develop business models for their own future space companies and present their models at the biggest student-run space conference of the year, SpaceVision, for a chance to get an investment in their companies! Additionally, there will be an engineering/business project where it will combine both technical and business knowledge and skills to design a satellite company that provides an essential service for humanity, this project will be in collaboration with Saber Astronautics! 

For Spring 2021 semester, SEDS OU will have both hands-on and design projects that will involve building rockets in collaboration with SEDS USA and BRT, SEDS OU is also planning to have a small satellite project where members will design and build a small satellite and get the opportunity to send their satellite to space! This project will be in collaboration with SEDS USA, Astranis, and Nanoracks. Additionally, SEDS OU will give members who love art the opportunity to send their best artistic work to space! This project will be in collaboration with SEDS USA and Planet.

* Members are always encouraged to approach SEDS OU with any other projects they believe will help lead the innovation and advancement of space exploration at OU! We are very open to ideas and exploring additional fields in space!

* SEDS OU is also the founding organization of the OU Space Program that involves a collaboration with the Boomer Rocketry Team, Sooner Rover Team, and OU AI!

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