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Grad student Alexa Aguilar helps tiny satellites communicate. (Joseph Lee photo)
June 22, 2018

Networks in aerospace

Grad student Alexa Aguilar helps tiny satellites communicate
In a Pentagon ceremony, MIT Air Force ROTC Cadet Nicholas James is presented the Cadet of the Year Award by Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson.
June 21, 2018

Nicholas James ’17 named USAF Cadet of the Year

Aeroastro student cited for military, academic achievement and service
MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Professor Daniel Hastings.
June 20, 2018

Hastings named AeroAstro Dept. head

Dan Hastings named AeroAstro head, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
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
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