News & Events

MIT Rocket Team
July 13, 2017

Two launches and a team record for MIT’s rocketeers

In national competition, MIT team's rocket "Virgo" soars to 31,850'  by Piper Sigrest“Five…four…three…two…one…ignition!” At the push of a button, 600 pounds of pure thrust launch the MIT Rocket Team’s rocket, Raziel, into the air. The crowd cheers with the team as Raziel soars out of sight.
Tiny drone
July 12, 2017

Brains for tiny drones

Tiny chips could enable bottle cap-sized smart drones
Astronaut candidates
June 14, 2017

NASA selects three AeroAstro alumns for astronaut training

NASA selects three AeroAstro alumns for astronaut training
May 22, 2017

Jungle Hawk Owl's First Flight

AeroAstro's Jungle Hawk Owl first flight.May 4, 2019. The long-endurance communications relay platform aircraft is designed for five-days unrefuled flight. Designed and built by AeroAstro students, commissioned by Lincoln Lab and the US Air Force. David Sherwood video.
Youssef Marzouk
May 12, 2017

Marzouk predictions

Marzouk improves predictions of pollution, weather
MIT Rocket Team's printed engine
May 2, 2017

Rocket Team fires printed plastic engine

Rocket Team fires printed plastic engine
Tony Tao
April 19, 2017

Tao wins Lemelson award

Student Tony Tao wins Lemelson prize for drone project
James Mar
March 9, 2017

James Mar, 96, dies

James Mar, former AeroAstro head and Air Force scientist, dies at 96
Volkswagen logo
March 3, 2017

VW Emissions Will Increase European Premature Deaths

AeroAstro lab: VW emissions increase Europe premature deaths
MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics logo
January 29, 2017

Statement on executive order

MIT AeroAstro statement on US administration's immigration order