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Welcome to the web site of the Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics. Please use the links at the left to find out more about our programs and Department.

Dr. Ronald Gibson

AEM Alumnus Update

Dr. Ronald Gibson, class of 1975, details his long career and plans for his "second retirement". More information here.

Prof. Filippo Coletti and PhD student Luci Baker

Coletti awarded DoD grants to investigate gas flow and dust, sand turbulence

Professor Filippo Coletti was recently awarded two grants from the U.S. Department of Defense to study air turbulence. More information here.

Solar Eclipse Shadow

Stratospheric Ballooning Team captures video of the solar eclipse

The University of Minnesota Stratospheric Ballooning team captured video of the eclipse shadow from far above the clouds near Grand Island, in eastern Nebraska.  More information here.

CubeSat Team at SmallSat Conference

CubeSat Team participates in 2017 SmallSat Conference

Small Satellites - Big Data was the driving force behind the 2017 SmallSat Conference in Logan, UT. More information here.


Our mission for today and our vision for the future; read the draft AEM Strategic Plan.

Aerospace News
Date Item
2017-9-10 Elon Musk Releases Supercut of SpaceX Rocket Explosions
2017-1-20 These SpaceX Rocket Landing Photos Are Simply Jaw-Dropping
2017-1-17 Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dies aged 82
2017-1-17 SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket months after explosion and SpaceX successfully lands its first-stage Falcon 9 rocket on drone ship and video of the landing
2017-1-12 SpaceX details its plans for landing three Falcon Heavy boosters at once
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Last Modified: 2017-09-18 at 09:41:28 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation