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AEM Pre-Graduation Reception

A reception preceding the CSE Undergraduate Graduation Ceremonies will be held for all BAEM students graduating during the current academic year including all students graduating during the current academic year including Summer 2016 through Fall 2017.

The AEM celebration will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Gary J. Balas Atrium of Akerman Hall, 110 Union St. SE, Minneapolis East Bank Campus.

Department Alumnus, James Winker passes away

James A.Winker, a successful ballooning engineer, passed away on April 3, 2017. More information here.


AEM Alumnus, Thomas Sontag, donates John D. Akerman's Flying Wing Blueprint

The tailless airplane was built, designed, and flown by John D. Akerman, Professor Emeritus and initial head of the department of Aeronautical Engineering. More information here.

Katherine Glasheen

AEM Alumna receives the National Science Foundation Fellowship

Katherine Glasheen is now pursuing a PhD in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her current research involves network-enabled autonomy for aerial robots. More information here.

Solar Eclipse

AEM ballooning team video tweeted by NASA's Science Leader

NASA's Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate posted a video made by AEM students in his weekly "Science in Seconds" tweet. 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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