Illustration of NASA’s DART spacecraft and the Italian Space Agency’s (ASI) LICIACube prior to impact at the Didymos binary system.

Building planetary defenses for killer asteroids

Jay McMahon is joining a groundbreaking NASA mission to test asteroid deflection technology. McMahon, an assistant professor Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder has been named a participating scientist in the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART). DART is the first...

Kevin Bowcutt
Seminar: Flying at the Edge of Space: The Challenges and Opportunities of Hypersonic Flight - April 23
Chris Muldrow
Muldrow new director of the Smead Program
National Science Foundation logo
Five aerospace students earn major National Science Foundation Fellowship
Shayna Hume tries on a spacesuit glove that had previously flown to space.
Science, spacesuits, dehydrated food: Simulating Mars in the Utah desert