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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.|Short Read

Aerospace PhD Student Shamsheer Chauhan Receives Rackham Outstanding GSI Award

Shamsheer Chauhan, a Michigan Aerospace Engineering PhD Candidate, has won a Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Award for his excellent work as a GSI in AEROSP481: Aircraft Design.|Medium Read
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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.|Medium Read
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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.|Short Read
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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.|Short Read
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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.|Long Read
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Professor Karthik Duraisamy selected as Miller Faculty Scholar

Michigan Aerospace congratulates Professor Karthik Duraisamy on his selection as a Miller Faculty Scholar.|Short Read
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Dr. Alec Gallimore Talks about Space Electric Propulsion and How the University Michigan is Helping to Shape the Future of Space Travel

We recently got together with Dr. Alec Gallimore, the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering at the University of Michigan, to discuss space electric propulsion and the part the Department's prestigious Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL) is playing in developing the next-generation of this advanced technology that may one day send the first astronauts to Mars.|Long Read
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Aerospace PhD Candidate Puneet Singh Wins Rackham Outstanding GSI Award

Puneet Singh, a Michigan Aerospace Engineering PhD Candidate, has won a Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for his work as a GSI in AEROSP315: Aircraft and Spacecraft Structures.|Medium Read
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Aerospace Department Chair Anthony Waas Elected RAeS Fellow

Aerospace Department Chair Anthony Waas has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.|Short Read
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Harm Buning to be Enshrined in Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame

It was announced that the late Michigan Professor Harm Buning will be Enshrined in the Air Zoo Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame. |Short Read
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Ph.D. Student Andrea Lupini receives Professor Pierre T. Kabamba Award

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering PhD student Andrea Lupini for winning the Professor Pierre T. Kabamba Award!|Medium Read