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NASA rocket launches two U-M projects

A NASA Delta 2 rocket scheduled to launch on January 29 will carry two satellites with University of Michigan connections.|Short Read
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Congratulations to Debra Facktor Lepore, new AIAA Fellow

Congratulations to Aero alumna, Debra Facktore Lepore (BSE AERO ’88. MSE AERO ’89), was awarded Fellow in recognition of her notable and valuable contributions to aeronautics.|Short Read
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Aerospace student wins AIAA IS Best Paper competition

Swee Warman won this year’s AIAA IS Best Student Paper competition at the 2015 AIAA SciTech Conference in Kissimmee, FL|Short Read
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Skyspecs demonstrates obstacle avoidance in TedX talk

UM alumni founded drone company, SkySpecs, was invited to demonstrate football delivery and obstacle avoidance in a short TedX talk given by Lisa Ellman, UM grad, Obama Administration veteran and drone policy advisor.|Short Read
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The Wright stuff

Michigan Aerospace alum Joe Bullmer has written a book titled “The Wright Story” providing a unique and detailed account of the engineering and discovery leading to manned, powered flight.|Short Read
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Boomerang flight dynamics | an aerodynamics lecture

The new aerodynamic model is coupled with a gyroscope model for rudimentary analyses.|Short Read
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In Memoriam Professor Pierre T. Kabamba: Esteemed colleague, dedicated teacher, respected scholar

Dr. Pierre T. Kabamba (PhD ‘81, Ing. Civil ‘77), Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, passed away on September 20, 2014.|Medium Read
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100 Years of Michigan Aerospace

The first collegiate aeronautics program celebrates an anniversary.|Short Read

Aerospace student, Chris Reynolds, receives Twenty20s award

Congratulations to aerospace student, Christopher Reynolds, who received the 2014 Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders: The Twenty20s Award.|Short Read
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Morphing wing

Today Michigan engineers are revisiting the idea of the morphing wing using a multifunctional system of composite lightweight materials and integrated actuators.|Short Read
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Aero Throwback: Conquering heroes

Michigan Engineers have orbited the earth and been to the moon. Some were parade-worthy heroes.|Medium Read
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Aero Throwback: Computers in control

Early Michigan Aerospace control theory and technologies were precursors to some of the most recent technological advancements in our cars, our homes and our computers |Medium Read