Empowering the University of Michigan to advance its world leadership in space
The Space Institute is the central focal point of space-related research across the entire University of Michigan campus, where stakeholders are encouraged to collaborate creatively and effectively with colleagues from a broad range of backgrounds.
Activities at the Space Institute focus on three areas:
- Conducting research from space
- Designing systems to operate in space
- Allowing humans to live in space
The Space Institute advances leadership in space activities scientifically (including fundamental and applied research), technically (via engineering and project synergies), socially (emphasizing society’s reliance on space), and commercially (through innovations, innovators, workforce education and corporate partnerships).
Matula Brings Career Experience to Spaceflight Course
From algae to astronauts, Matula’s NASA experience and research helps build space curriculum in the College of Engineering. […]
Studying Earth’s Defenses against Solar Storms
NASA undertakes a comprehensive look at a critical atmospheric buffer between Earth and the Sun, with work from University of Michigan researchers and alumni. […]
Science Team Meets to Discuss NASA’s CYGNSS Mission
The CYGNSS Science Team held its annual summer meeting at U-M’s Climate and Space Research Building in August. […]
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