Dr. James Cutler discusses CubeSats and the role of U-M in their development.
Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Dr. James Cutler discusses CubeSats and how spacecraft the size of a loaf of bread are revolutionizing space technology and exploration
Dr. Venkat Raman on the Rotating Detonation Engine, the frightening-sounding technology of tomorrow
Rotating Detonation Engine (RDE) is about the scariest name a technology can have, but it also has the promise of overcoming one of the great problems of modern aerospace engineering. Conventional propulsion systems for aircraft, missiles, and rockets are all very close to their theoretical limits, with very little wiggle room left for getting much […]
Aerospace Alumna Sara Spangelo announces a milestone for new global communications network company, Swarm.
The Department of Aerospace Engineering congratulates alumna Sara Spangelo (PhD ‘13), co-founder and CEO of Swarm, as she announces that her company is establishing the world’s lowest-cost global communications network for customers in remote locations by using breakthrough satellite and ground hardware technology. On September 2, 2020, Swarm launched its first 12 commercial satellites atop an Arianespace Vega rocket from […]