Researchers seek to understand a problem that has haunted the space program since Apollo: a flame inside the rocket engine that literally spirals out of control.
A smarter way to design rocket engines that don’t blow up
Students embark on 100-year space mission
A team of students will interview 1,000 members of the Michigan community and launch their stories into orbit for 100 years.
Hurricane tracking satellites successfully launched
NASA has successfully launched a constellation of eight hurricane-tracking microsatellites in a $151 million mission that’s led by the University of Michigan.
Hurricane-tracking satellite fleet readies for launch
Launch is fast approaching for a $151 million, University of Michigan-led NASA satellite mission that will help improve forecasts of hurricane track, intensity and storm surge.
Solar storms: Regional forecasts now possible
Researchers at the University of Michigan and Rice University have developed a new tool to help forecast solar storms and their effects on the power grid and communication satellites.
The power goes out. The aurorae stretch to the tropics. Could a major solar storm mean a year without electricity?