Spaceflight Operations Training Application
Before beginning your application, we invite you to watch the following video to serve as an introduction into Spaceflight Operations Training, learn more about the workshop, hear from previous participants and their experiences, and why we believe you should apply! (Note: Please open and view the video in a separate tab)

This is the formal application to be considered as a candidate of Iowa State University's Space Flight Operations workshop. The workshop will be held in Ames, Iowa, from August 7, 2017 - August 14, 2017. Please note, each candidate is only allowed to submit one application. You will be unable to edit your application once submitted. The application deadline is as listed below:

Application Deadline: Friday, April 28th (04/28/17).

Listed below are the questions contained within the application. These are to show you in advanced in order to provide you with the opportunity to take your time to answer each question. We encourage you to prepare your responses in an outside form (i.e., in Word, Google Docs, etc.), and then return to complete the application when you have fully answered each question and are prepared to submit your responses. Remember that once submitted an applicant may not edit their responses. Please, keep short answer responses between 100-250 words.

1.) Why do you wish to participate in the workshop? -OR - What inspired you to apply for the workshop?

2.) Spaceflight Operations Training has a large focus on leadership, team functionality, and individual relationships. How would you describe a "perfect" team? Does one exist? If not, how would you describe the "optimal" team? (Note: Please keep your answer general to any type of team. A team can be for any group, engineering team, crew, staff, etc.)

3.) Describe your favorite hobby/interest (i.e., basketball, RC planes, music, stamp collecting, etc.) and why are you so passionate about it (we are interested in the "why", not necessarily the "what"; although, it should be included)?

4.) Anything else you would like to share about yourself? (Not Required)

There is a $325 lab fee for the course.

After submitting your application, you will receive a response receipt. If you do not receive a receipt please contact Jason Parnell ( to ensure your application was received. Any additional questions can also be directed to Jason Parnell.

Once you have read all of the above statements and are prepared to complete your application, please enter your email address and advance to the next section to continue to your application.

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