Objectives of Collaboration
Host several Japanese students at Utah State University for a summer
Provide Japanese students with opportunity to work on a space systems project that is relevant to their work
Solar sail mission is one possibility
Provide students with knowledge of the concurrent engineering methodology that may bring back to their respective institutions
Provide students with a culturally enriching experience that may foster their personal growth
1. Obtain necessary approval for Japanese students to come to Utah State University.
2. Make arrangements as necessary for hosting Japanese students.
Engage in nine week Summer spacecraft design project.
Report on experiences at next year’s USSS 2005!
Engage in efforts to establish US-Japan student exchange program.
Begin recruiting additional Japanese students (perhaps from other Japanese universities) to come to Utah State in following years.
Send US student to Nihon university.