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Published August 09, 2013, 04:40 PM

UND Space Studies gets national recognition by the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C.

The UND Space Studies department gets recognized nationally by the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. One of the university's prototype space suits is part of an exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum.

The UND Space Studies department gets recognized nationally by the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. One of the university's prototype space suits is part of an exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum. The suit, North Dakota Experimental One or NDX-1, is a lightweight, highly mobile prototype designed for Mars.

Those involved with the project say it's wonderful that the university's work is being recognized at a national and global level.

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