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Professor Sushil Atreya will play a key role on NASA DAVINCI+ project

The proposal was one of just four selected from a pool of over two dozen submissions. |Short Read
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Dr. Andy Klesh awarded AIAA Engineer of the Year Award

Michigan Aerospace congratulates alumni Dr. Andy Klesh on recieving the AIAA Engineer of the Year award. |Short Read
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Solar Orbiter mission to track the sun’s active regions, improve space weather prediction

Latest ESA launch will be the first mission to get hi-res images of the sun’s poles |Medium Read
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CYGNSS mission celebrates third anniversary

The CYGNSS hurricane-hunting mission launched on December 15, 2016. |Short Read
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Parker Solar Probe: ‘We’re missing something fundamental about the sun’

First data holds clues to a decades-old mystery, and major implications for space weather prediction|Medium Read
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Universities’ crucial role in our spacefaring future

To ensure that our species endures, we must advance space-based technologies and break our interdisciplinary boundaries.|Short Read
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Defining the past, propelling the future

A look at Michigan Engineering's leading role in space and aerospace in the last century.|Medium Read
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MXL builds cubeSats to measure atmospheric plasma bubbles

The two TBEx satellites launched in June 2019 will give scientists detailed insight into the effects of plasma bubbles in the upper atmosphere and how this space weather impacts space communication. |Medium Read
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Solving the sun’s super-heating mystery with Parker Solar Probe

Probe will go where no spacecraft has gone and measure a process never directly observed before. |Medium Read

U-M alum is key player in first-ever image of a black hole

EECS-ECE alum Dr. Katie Bouman has helped expand our knowledge of the universe in a big way by shining light on one of the darkest mysteries in the cosmos.|Medium Read
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Aerospace Engineering Prof. James W. Cutler help FIRST LEGO team build solar oven

5th grade student from Gladstone FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team gets help with their solar oven from Aerospace Prof. James W. Cutler|Short Read
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Aerospace Engineering tour inspires local FIRST LEGO League team

FIRST LEGO League team #37463, The Hyper Novas, tour the Department of Aerospace Engineering to learn more about the space theme of this year’s competition|Short Read