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Kabamba and Girard co-author Fundamentals of Aerospace Navigation and Guidance

Aerospace professors Anouck Girard and Pierre Kabamba publish a new book, Fundamental of Aerospace Navigation and Guidance.|Short Read
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Aero Throwback Thursday: The subsonic wind tunnel

If you build it, planes will fly.|Short Read
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Tackling turbulence with big data

A thorny aerodynamics problem is about to get a Netflix-style “big data” treatment from a Michigan-led team of engineers.|Medium Read
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Top robotic helicopter team sets sights on impossible mission

The International Aerial Robotics competition requires teams to build a flying bot that can self-navigate.|Medium Read
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New laser shows what substances are made of; could be new eyes for military

By shining the laser on a target and analyzing the reflected light, researchers can tell the chemical composition of the target.|Short Read
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Students form SkySpecs, LLC to produce autonomous aerial vehicles

The SkySpecs robot will designed for use by end users and will be controlled via a touchscreen tablet.|Short Read
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MAAV student team places first in IARC competition with robotic quadrotor

The MAAV team, which was founded in 2009, was one of only two to successfully maneuver and map the set course with their unmanned aerial vehicle.|Short Read
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Airline executives: Engineers can have an important policy role

Airlines continue to need the intelligence and creativity of Michigan engineers and other graduates to maximize efficiency in an insanely complicated business.|Medium Read