Home is where the Cheetahs are

Savva Morozov, an AeroAstro junior, works on autonomous navigation for the MIT mini cheetah robot and reflects on the value of a crowded Infinite Corridor
Black Box

Black Lives Matter

A core value of our department is a commitment to diversity, which connotes an awareness and acceptance of the value and strength derived from engaging the richness of multiple cultures including race, disabilities, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and skin color, among other attributes.
Professor Sara Seager

Professor and astrophysicist Sara Seager appointed officer to the Order of Canada

MIT’s Class of 1941 Professor of Planetary Sciences Sara Seager has been named an officer of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honors as recognition “for her multidisciplinary research that has contributed to transforming the study of extrasolar planets into a full-fledged planetary science.”
Four astronauts with ties to MIT named to NASA’s Artemis team

Four astronauts with ties to MIT named to NASA’s Artemis team

AeroAstro alumni Raja Chari SM '01, Jasmin Moghbeli '05, and Warren “Woody” Hoburg ’08, were among the group of 18 astronauts to form the newly-established Artemis team, which will help tackle the preparations necessary for early moon missions to help establish a modern lunar exploration program. Under the Artemis program, NASA will land the first woman and the next man on the moon in 2024, with the ultimate goal of establishing a long-term human presence on the lunar surface by the end of 2029.