In the News Thursday, February 14, 2019

Lansing, we have a problem: Whitmer kills $2.5M rocket plan pushed by Snyder

Anthony Waas, the Richard A Auhll Department Chair of Aerospace Engineering, explains why a pivot in Michigan’s space race plans might not be a bad thing.

C-SPAN Friday, December 21, 2018

NASA Mars Insight prelaunch briefing with Andy Klesh

Michigan Engineering alumnus Andy Klesh explains how the MarCO probes will deploy and function during their mission.

In the News Friday, December 21, 2018

A big push for small satellites for NASA science

Michigan Engineering’s connection to recent MarCO probes is highlighted.

In the News Friday, December 21, 2018

From Midland to Mars: 2007 Midland valedictorian integral in helping us watch Mars landing

Michigan Engineering’s connection to MarCO probes is highlighted.

Friday, November 30, 2018

NASA’s MarCO Cubesats Transmit Data From InSight to Deep Space Network

Dr. Andy Klesh and Dr. Anne Marinan, two graduates of UM aerospace engineering, are NASA JPL’s chief engineer and lead systems engineer (respectively) for the MarCO mission, the first nano-spacecraft to ever chart a course to Mars.

Scientific American Monday, November 26, 2018

Silent and Simple Ion Engine Powers a Plane with No Moving Parts

Scientific American asks Robert J Vlasic Dean of Engineering and AERO professor Alec Gallimore to weigh in on new plane with no moving parts.

Detroit Free Press Wednesday, October 24, 2018

When drones light up the night, will they replace fireworks?

AERO professor Ella Atkins discusses on-going drone safety concerns.

USA Today Wednesday, September 26, 2018

How ‘First Man’ inspires the future of space travel by showing its lesser-known past

AERO professor Ella Atkins discusses the significance of the moon landing, and how technology around space travel has changed.

Michigan Radio Monday, September 24, 2018

Stateside: Wisconsin’s suspect water diversion, UM orchestra gives sci-fi film a live soundtrack

Alec Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, talks about the twin roles that music and science play in Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi classic “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The film was shown with accompanying live orchestra and chorus at Hill Auditorium Friday, September 21.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

SkySpecs adds Amsterdam office, doubles Ann Arbor staff

UM Aerospace Engineering alumni and Skyspecs leaders Danny Ellis, Tom Brady, and Ben Marchionna expand Ann Arbor team and open Amsterdam office to serve European clients