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Aerospace chair Anthony Waas’ statement on the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

Aerospace chair Anthony Waas’ statement on the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

The successful launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 and crew Dragon, carrying humans from the Kennedy center for the first time in 9 years, is a huge first step in US’s second phase of space explorations.
$5.2M for digital twins of nuclear reactors could bring down nuclear energy costs

$5.2M for digital twins of nuclear reactors could bring down nuclear energy costs

Virtual copies of nuclear reactors could enable smarter maintenance for current reactors and more automation for advanced reactors.
UMich continues community education outreach during COVID-19 lockdown

UMich continues community education outreach during COVID-19 lockdown

The University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering Department is offering a series of online educational resources to help teachers keep kids motivated while learning at home.
Professor George Halow Receives 2020 Silver Shaft Award

Professor George Halow Receives 2020 Silver Shaft Award

Sigma Gamma Tau has named George Halow, Professor of Practice of Aerospace Engineering, as recipient of the 2020 Silver Shaft Award.
MASA Rocketry Team continues work on space shot rocket despite pandemic

MASA Rocketry Team continues work on space shot rocket despite pandemic

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Aeronautical Science Association is continuing to break expectations of a collegiate rocket team as they work toward reaching space with their new rocket, the Tangerine Space Machine.
Joaquim R.R.A. Martins elected as AIAA Fellow

Joaquim R.R.A. Martins elected as AIAA Fellow

Michigan Aerospace congratulates Professor Joaquim R.R.A. Martins on his election as an AIAA Fellow
Dean of Engineering Alec Gallimore receives AIAA Wyld Propulsion Award

Dean of Engineering Alec Gallimore receives AIAA Wyld Propulsion Award

Our own Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Alec Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, has been selected to receive the AIAA Wyld Propulsion Award for his groundbreaking achievements and leadership in technology and workforce development that have contributed significantly to increased utilization of spacecraft electric propulsion systems.
Michigan Aerospace Remembers the late Richard Passman

Michigan Aerospace Remembers the late Richard Passman

Mr. Richard Passman (BSAE ‘44, MSAE ‘47) had a prolific, wide-spanning career in the field of aerospace engineering, working with companies such as Bell Aircraft and General Electric, and making significant contributions to United States aircraft, spy satellites, and missiles. He passed away on April 1st, in Silver Spring, MD at the age of 94.
Return to Earth: Astronaut Shares Advice on Leaving Lockdown

Return to Earth: Astronaut Shares Advice on Leaving Lockdown

Retired NASA astronaut and International Space Station Expedition 25 commander Colonel Douglas Wheelock gives advice for aerospace students on how to adjust to “returning to Earth” after the COVID-19 lockdown is lifted.
Professor Karthik Duraisamy selected as Miller Faculty Scholar

Professor Karthik Duraisamy selected as Miller Faculty Scholar

Michigan Aerospace congratulates Professor Karthik Duraisamy on his selection as a Miller Faculty Scholar.