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).
Experts in space gathered to honor Michigan Aerospace alumnus, Jim McDivitt, to reflect on the Department’s history, and look forward to the future of space exploration. […]Read More…
MAAX is the Magnetosphere Auroral Asymmetry eXplorer, a pair of satellites equipped with ultraviolet cameras for creating images that completely cover the auroral ovals at each pole. […]Read More…
Join us for a screening of “Unknown: Cosmic Time Machine,” on Wednesday, September 27 at 5:30 pm. The event will feature the Netflix documentary about the design and launch of the James Webb Space Telescope […]Read More…
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