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Seminar: A Human-Centered Approach to Complex Systems - Feb. 3

Jan. 28, 2023

Katya Arquilla Assistant Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT Friday, Feb. 3 | 9:30 a.m. | AERO 114 Abstract: Despite recent advances in robotics and autonomy, humans are still critical to the success of operations in real, unpredictable environments. Many aspects of human behavior and performance are challenging to quantify and...

Brad Cheetham

Future Insight Seminar: So, you want to start a space company? - Feb. 2

Jan. 27, 2023

A talk with Bradley Cheetham: How to start up and build a successful commercial space company in Colorado. Please join Mark Sirangelo as he welcomes Bradley Cheetham a lifelong space advocate, highly experienced engineer, a three-time entrepreneur and, seasoned graduate-level instructor for a fascinating talk on what it takes to use your CU degree to conceive, start and build a successful commercial space company in Colorado...

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NASA selects seven CU Boulder students for prestigious internships

Jan. 27, 2023

Seven aerospace students at the University of Colorado Boulder are taking off with distinguished NASA Pathways Internships. Undergraduates Barbara De Figueiredo Vera, David McGraw, Sophia Orlandella, Shawn Patel, Aaditya Pore, Alexandra Putman, and Anthony Storm have each been selected for the program. NASA Pathways offers a unique, in-depth paid internship...

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Talking the Janus asteroid mission with

Jan. 27, 2023

Dan Scheeres was interviewed by on progress and setbacks with the Janus asteroid probe mission. Scheeres, a distinguished professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, is the the principal investigator for the project, which was planned to launch two probes on asteroid rendezvous missions...

Simon North

Seminar: Velocity and Temperature Measurements in a Hypersonic Boundary Layer using the VENOM Technique - Feb. 3

Jan. 27, 2023

Simon North Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University Friday, Feb. 3 | 11:45 a.m. | AERO 120 Abstract: An improved understanding of the interactions between fluid dynamics and thermal non- equilibrium (TNE) effects, which result from strong shocks, is critical in developing improved thermal protection...

Marcus Holzinger

NBC news discusses cislunar space with Marcus Holzinger

Jan. 23, 2023

Marcus Holzinger was interviewed by NBC News for a new piece on the growth of commercial and government missions to the Moon. Holzinger, an associate professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, is an expert on space domain awareness and the co-author of a 2021...

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CU Boulder joins academic partnership with U.S. Space Command

Jan. 11, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected as a United States Space Command Academic Engagement Enterprise member. The new national program is designed to expand collaboration and academic exchanges between universities and U.S. Space Command. “They’re engaging with top universities in the country to have two-way communication; how Space...

Steve Gehly

Seminar: Challenges in Optical Space Object Estimation - Jan. 20

Jan. 10, 2023

Steve Gehly Assistant Professor, Delft University of Technology Friday, Jan. 20 | 10:30 a.m. | AERO 232 Abstract: As Earth orbit becomes increasingly congested, passive optical sensors remain one of the most important sources of data on space objects across all orbit regimes. However, the resultant angles-only measurements, often collected...

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Seminar: Recent Technology Developments for Guided Airdrop Systems - Jan. 20

Jan. 10, 2023

Mark Costello Professor and Chair, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech Friday, Jan. 20 | 11:45 A.M. | AERO 120 Abstract: Guided airdrop systems have changed the notion of aerial delivery by significantly improving airborne cargo landing accuracy and precision. This improvement comes in large part due to the application...

Iain Boyd

Boyd discusses hypersonic weapons with Newsweek

Jan. 2, 2023

Professor Iain Boyd discusses the War in Ukraine and Russia's use of hypersonic weapons in a new article in Newsweek. Boyd, who is also the director of the CU Boulder Center for National Security Initiatives , is a leading researcher in hypersonic aerothermodynamics. Hypersonic weapons present major new challenges to...