In prior posts, two Michigan Engineers worked on the ion engine aboard NASA’s DART probe, set to launch this winter.
Intercepting an asteroid
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 9-13
Highlights include the Los Angeles Times.
Apollo 15 at 50: A celebration of the all-Michigan crew’s mission and the future of space exploration
July 30 virtual event highlights future lunar and deep space missions, the technologies to get there, and U-M’s research contributions to space exploration.
Apollo 15 — 50th anniversary
The all U-M crew was the U.S. Apollo program’s fourth lunar landing, and the first to use the Lunar Roving Vehicle.
Answers Inc. – A brief history of U-M’s Space Physics Research Laboratory
For 75 years, SPRL has sent instruments skyward to help us better understand Earth, space, our sun and more.
The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites
In The Conversation, Chris Ruf explains how CYGNSS can find the source ocean microplastics and aid in future clean up.