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John Copper

AEM Alumnus, John Copper passes away

John received his Aeronautical Engineering degree from the University of Minnesota in 1957. More information here.

Space Debris

Professor Linares builds telescope to transform space debris tracking

News of the telescope has recently been released online. Linares and his collaborators will be holding a celebratory event at the University of Arizona on Tuesday, June 20th. More information here.


RASC_AL team presenting

AEM Senior Design Team participates in the RASC_AL Design Challenge

The team presented their work in the Airlock Design theme of the competition on May 31-June 2. More information here.


Gebre-Egziabher promoted to Professor

Faculty member Demoz Gebre-Egziabher has recently been promoted from an Associate Professor to Professor. More information here.



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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: 2017-06-20 at 09:43:14 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation