Life Support and Sustainable Living (LSSL) Program - 2008

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USCGASPACELearn essential professional skills such as team building, project planning and project management and earn up to $750 through the Winter Intersession of the Life Support and Sustainable Living (LSSL) Program. The Winter Intersession Program will be held at the University of Hartford from 9:00 A.M. through 5:00 P.M. daily from January 3, 2008 through January 17, 2008. Participants continue thereafter on a project of choice (part-time) through the Spring semester and earn up to another $1000. Strengthen your resume with your work on projects sponsored by organizations such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administratin (NASA), the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Kaman Aerospace, Hamilton Sundstrand and the United States Coast Guard.

The Life Support and Sustainable Living (LSSL) Program is funded in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium. Click on the catogory/link(s) below to see detailed information on the individual 2008 projects.

"Giving a Helping Hand"

System to Measure Elasticity of the Skin on the Feet of Patients with Diabetes

Chin Support for a 21-year-old with Cerebral Palsy

Support of Homeland Security with Helicopter-Based Systems

"Reaching for the Stars"

Breathing Cup Analysis

Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis of Airflow in Node 1 of the International Space Station

Low-Profile Breathing Device for Improved Prebreathe Procedures

Measurement of Shoulder/Spacesuit Clearances During Activity

Sorbent Development for CO2 and Water Vapor Removal from the Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV)

"Taking Flight"

Remotely Piloted Vehicle

Camera for Suborbital Rocket

"Powering Tomorrow"

Comparison Between Predicted and Measured Power and a Series of Photovoltaic Array

Design and Testing of Passive Coolant Devices for Photovoltaic Cells

"Beginning Life"

Apnea Response System

To download PDF version of the projects Click Here.