Videos By Date

Search all videos by title, event, topic, keyword.

Gerhard Neumann MIT AeroAstro Gardner Lecture 1989

Monday, August 14, 2017

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.

Academia as a Career panel discussion

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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

Jungle Hawk Owl's First Flight

Monday, May 22, 2017

Jungle Hawk Owl first flight, May 5, 2017. The long-endurance communications relay platform aircraft is designed for five-days unrefuled flight. Designed and built by AeroAstro students, commissioned by Lincoln Lab and the US Air Force. David Sherwood video.

Mike Collins AeroAstro Interview 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins visits MIT AeroAstro for an interview and Q&A with students on May 9, 2017.

Apollo 15's Worden and mission planner El Baz visit AeroAstro 4-27-2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

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

MIT AeroAstro's women pioneers

Monday, September 12, 2016

MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics women pioneers, from 1932 to today.

"NASA's Journey to Mars and Beyond" - Dr. Dava Newman

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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

Apollo 13's Capt Jim Lovell AeroAstro talk, April 27, 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016

MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics special presentation: Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell visits MIT April 27, 2016 to talk about the mission's "successful failure."


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Meet the MIT student engineers who are assisting NASA with asteroid exploration. These student engineers in our Space Systems Laboratory built an instrument called REXIS, to fly on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.

Controlling self-driving cars

Monday, October 5, 2015

IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest 2015 First Place winner from MIT AeroAstro's Aerospace Controls Lab, this is an introduction to controlling self-driving cars, specifically using PID-control.