In a surprise appearance at the conclusion of the 2012 Brass Rat unveiling, MIT alumni and astronaut TJ Creamer offered his congratulations and thoughts on the Brass Rat via downlink from the International Space Station.
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A tribute to the life and work of Bob Seamans, Associate Administrator of NASA during the Apollo Program, and former Dean of Engineering at MIT. Shown at the Centennial celebration Kennedy Library banquet.
Apollo 11 Command Module pilot Michael Collins visits MIT/AeroAstro April 1, 2015. He's interviewed by Prof. David Mindell, and he takes questions from the audience.
MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics special presentation: Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell visits MIT April 27, 2016 to talk about the mission's "successful failure."
(Recorded December 11, 2009.) In June 2009, NASA created the Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee and charged it with conducting "an independent review of ongoing U.S.
What is the legacy of the Apollo program, and what can we learn from it to help us confront the scientific and engineering challenges of our own time? This short film kicked off the "Giant Leaps" Symposium commemorating the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Former Shuttle astronaut Jeff Hoffman, now an MIT AeroAstro professor, offers a tribute to fellow astronaut and MIT alum Ron McNair who, along with his crew mates, in the Challenger disaster on January 28, 1986. (Video courtesy Melanie Gonick/MIT News Office.)
The 32nd MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Department Lester D. Gardner Lecture, presented by Yvonne Brill (December 30, 1924 – March 27, 2013), Canadian-American rocket scientist best known for her development of rocket and jet propulsion technologies.
Alumni astronauts Mike Fincke, Cady Coleman, and Greg Chamitoff send greetings to MIT from the International Space Station in this video, downlinked from the ISS in May 2011.
MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics women pioneers, from 1932 to today.