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AEM Senior Design Team Participates in SAE Aero Design West Competition

The team took 9th place in the competition on March 10-12, 2017. More information here.

Graham Candler Receives the Dryden Lecture in Research Award

Professor Candler was selected for his work on enabling future scramjet-powered hypersonic aircraft. Read the story here.


Bill Garrard retires as Director of NASA’s MnSGC after 25 years

Bill was central to the MnSGC since it began in 1989. Read the story.

SAE aero

Senior Design team invited to compete in SAE Aero Design Competition

The team will attend the competition in Fort Worth, Texas on March 10-12, 2017. More information here.

Aerospace News
Date Item
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
2017-1-12 A Sneaky Asteroid Buzzed By Earth Yesterday
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Last Modified: 2017-03-28 at 11:03:01 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation