It was believed that running more propellant through a Hall thruster would wreck its efficiency, but new experiments suggest they might power a crewed mission to Mars.
Plasma thrusters used on satellites could be much more powerful
Michigan Aerospace highlighted in Aerospace America’s 2022 Year in Review
Four areas of research from U-M are featured in this review of the year’s aerospace advancements
Student-led cubesat project being deployed from the International Space Station
Payload tests the flexibility of structural materials in space
Aisha Bowe goes to space
U-M Alumnae selected for Blue Origin launch
Mourning a legend in space exploration
Jim McDivitt, U-M Alum and Astronaut
Michigan Aerospace welcomes new members to the Industry Advisory Board
8 industry leaders join to help shape the future of aerospace at the University of Michigan
Engineering for Astronauts: BLiSS Teams Win Two NASA Projects
Two student proposals from the University of Michigan were chosen for development by NASA to support future missions.
New course offering on Engineering Considerations and Research for Supporting Human Spaceflight
An engineering collaboration offers a new course focusing on space engineering
The box that rocked the universe
Jamie Cutler’s contributions to the technology and applications of CubeSats
Space startup success in the upper peninsula
University of Michigan alumnus and CEO of Orbion Space Technology Dr. Lyon (Brad) King is no stranger to out-of-this-world technological advancement. From the company’s upper peninsula headquarters, the Orbion team has developed revolutionary small satellite propulsion systems designed to make spaceflight more simple, affordable and reliable for any in-space maneuvers. Read More >
Trudy Kortes on the power of public speaking, space technology, and a long commute￼
Alum and IAB member leads NASA technology demonstration program
What makes a champion?
MRover participants on their team, their national victory, and building a community
The Air Force Center of Excellence: Developing ROMS and digital twins for complex systems with accuracy
Their research ensures accuracy, scalability, and stability along with reduced development time and substantial cost savings for complex system design.
Our vision for the future of Aerospace Engineering
U-M Aerospace’s Strategic Plan
A glimpse behind the curtain at NASA with Mike Hess
Aero alum and Deputy for Safety at NASA talks about partnerships, working in space exploration, and flying across town for lunch
Anthony Waas gives 2022 Dryden Research Lecture￼
Aerospace chair gives prestigious AIAA Lecture at the 2022 SciTech Forum