In 1948 Gerhard Neumann (1917-1997) began work as a test engineer for the General Electric Aircraft Gas Turbine Division, located in Lynn, Massachusetts. There he drove many innovations in jet engine design, most famously the "variable stator" that fine-tunes air compression at the inlet.
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NASA deputy director and MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Professor Dr. Dava Newman speaks at MIT about NASA's plans and timetable for Mars exploration. Presented at the MIT AeroAstro/Stanford U. Women in Aerospace Symposium,, May 26, 2016
Academia as a Career panel discussion with MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Department faculty panelists. Sponsored by the MIT Graduate Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the MIT Graduate Student Council. Recorded May 18, 2017
(Recorded April 16, 2014) General Wolfenbarger, an AeroAstro alumna, was the first speaker in the celebration of the AeroAstro's department 2014 celebration of 100 years of aeronautic engineering being taught at MIT.
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."
Apollo 15 command module pilot Al Worden and Egyptian-American space scientist Farouk El Baz, who helped NASA plan Apollo's Moon exploration, share stories of the 1971 adventure with the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Department. Recorded April 27, 2017
(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.
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.
Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins visits MIT AeroAstro for an interview and Q&A with students on May 9, 2017.