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March 14, 2014

Miller named NASA Chief Technologist

AeroAstro Professor Dave Miller named NASA's new Chief Technologist.
March 7, 2014

Prof/astronaut Hoffman and team propose space-based refueling depots

Prof/astronaut Hoffman and team propose space-based refueling depots
March 7, 2014

Prof Shah details new robot-human teamwork

AeroAstro Prof. Julie Shah details new human-robot interaction in manufacturing
March 4, 2014

MIT and the Guidance, Navigation and Control of Apollo

MIT's participation in the guidance, navigation and control of Apollo Some Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Moon
January 17, 2014

Cape Cod drone test site will be boon to MIT researchers

Cape Cod drone test site will be boon to MIT researchers
January 8, 2014

Beaverworks offers undergrads unusual challenge: designing drones for the military

Beaverworks offers undergrads an unusual challenge: designing drones for the military
December 17, 2013

MIT students lead Mars lander plan

MIT students key in Mars lander plan
December 4, 2013

RESCUING HUBBLE

Rescuing Hubble: 20 years laterThe Hubble Space Telescope took longer from start to launch and cost more than any previous NASA spacecraft. Deployed in April 1990, its mission was to explore and answer some of astronomy’s most intriguing questions including those of the origin and evolution of the universe. Yet within weeks of attaining orbit a stunning realization emerged: a manufacturing defect in the main mirror resulted in images of such poor quality the massive project was in danger of utter failure.
November 15, 2013

CREW, SCIENTISTS, MANAGERS REFLECT ON '93 HUBBLE RESCUE

On 11/13, Hubble Space Telescope rescue astronauts and engineers met at MIT to discuss the famed 1993 repair mission.
October 23, 2013

Little engines for little spacecraft

Paulo Lozano designing tiny engines for tiny spacecraft.Paulo Lozano is designing tiny ion thrusters for the next generation of satellites

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