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Which way to Mars?

Have recent developments brought us closer— or is a trip to Mars, once considered inevitable, as far away as ever?|Long Read

Alum and Orion engineer talks spaceflight

Michigan Aero alum and Orion systems engineer, Corey Brooker, talks about the Orion spacecraft and spaceflight.|Medium Read
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Researchers build groundbreaking device for NASA SMAP mission

The SMAP mission is NASA's most ambitious sensing project yet for measuring global soil moisture levels. |Medium Read
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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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Storm chaser satellite

CYGNSS will be capable of providing new images of ongoing hurricanes every 12 minutes, as opposed to the once-per-day measurement current satellites provide. U-M researchers are working on the mission under a contract with NASA.|Short Read
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Hurricane-forecast satellites to keep close eye on the tropics

A set of eight hurricane-forecast satellites being developed at Michigan Engineering will give deep insights into how and where storms suddenly intensify. That's a process that’s becoming more crucial to figure out as the climate changes.|Medium Read
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Iverson Bell’s small satellite wins big

Iverson developed an experimental facility to simulate key characteristics of the space environment.|Short Read
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Peter Tchoryk: An entrepreneurial CEO

At MAC, Peter’s been able to combine his passions for scientific research and entrepreneurial creation. |Medium Read
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Voyager spacecraft might not have reached interstellar space

In 2012, the Voyager mission team announced they had passed into interstellar space. But, nearly 2 years later, uncertainty about whether the Voyager 1 really crossed the threshold continues. |Medium Read
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Eric Michielssen receives IEEE APS Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award

This award is in recognition of being an outstanding educator, mentor and role model for the next generation of faculty members.|Short Read
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Student Spotlight: Luis Gomez – An expert in computational electromagnetics and teaching

The goal of Gomez's research is to alleviate the communications blackout that sometimes occurs when vehicles are traveling through the earth’s atmosphere.|Short Read
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Isabel Martin receives CoE Distinguished Leadership Award

Isabel envisions a future working in the aerospace industry.|Short Read