Studying Earth’s Defenses against Solar Storms
Science Team Meets to Discuss NASA’s CYGNSS Mission
New Course Offered on Supporting Human Spaceflights
A U-M alumnus brings a piece of the space age to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
In an area best known for backwoods lifestyles, a space propulsion startup headed by a University of Michigan alumnus Lyon (Brad) King is thriving.
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Lyon (Brad) King pictured with the plasma thruster his company designed to move small satellites around in orbit. Photo credit: Michigan Photography.
Jamie Cutler: a pioneer of the CubeSat!
Our own Jamie Cutler, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and U-M Space Institute Associate Director for Education and Curriculum, is featured in this news article as the researcher who helped pioneer the CubeSat, and with it, a new era in space exploration.
Cutler in his home office. Photo: Levi Hutmacher/Michigan Engineering (photo as Continue Reading »
Space Biology Working Group kick-off meeting!
Rare planetary alignment opportunity next week
Lunar Biology Technology Workshop (LBTech)
A virtual event hosted by the NASA Space Biology Program
April 20-21, 2022
Are you a biologist seeking interaction with engineers to design your ideal experiment? Are you a payload developer looking for insight into how to support the next generation of space experiments? Are you a platform/lunar lander provider interested in learning more about Continue Reading »
Seminar on Space Exploration
Chair’s Distinguished Lecture: Challenges and Opportunities for Space Exploration with Autonomous Small Spacecraft
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
This seminar will cover some of the research challenges and opportunities for space exploration using autonomous small spacecraft, with an emphasis on the interaction between the propulsion system and