News & Events

Racing student-programmed mini autonomous racecars
June 14, 2018

Running the course - autonomous mini racecars

Programming and racing mini-racecars!
Robotic glider
May 22, 2018

Albatross Robot Takes Flight

Robot glider rides wind like a bird, surfs like a sailboat
Drone
May 17, 2018

A virtual-reality testing ground for drones

Drones navigate an empty room, avoiding crashes while “seeing” a virtual world
Lightning strike
May 17, 2018

Evading in-flight lightning strikes

AeroAstro study: electrically charging planes would reduce risk of aircraft lightning strikes
MIT AeroAstro Building 33: the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory
March 20, 2018

USNWR ranks AeroAstro grad program #1

USN&WR ranks AeroAstro grad program No.1
Jaimne Peraire
March 19, 2018

Peraire to step down as AeroAstro Dept. head

Peraire to step down as AeroAstro Department head
Steven Barrett
February 27, 2018

Reinventing aircraft propulsion

Professor Steven Barrett is developing an electric propulsion system that uses no moving parts
Artist's rendering of MIT's new Wright Brother's Wind Tunnel
February 19, 2018

New Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel will be largest, most advanced U.S. academic tunnel

New Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel will be largest, most advanced U.S. academic tunnel
AeroAstro sophomores and chaperones visited SpaceX as part of the department's West Coast trip.
February 13, 2018

Students visit West Coast aerospace industry during annual IAP trip

AeroAstro sophomores and chaperones visited SpaceX as part of the department's annual West Coast trip.
January 25, 2018

High schoolers' codes run by ISS crew in MIT tournament

Zero Robotics teams' event shown live from space 

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