A&A is researching supersonic retropropulsion, a leading technique to slow down and land large spacecrafts on Mars.
Audacy CEO and A&A alum Ralph Ewig is too young to recall live Apollo 11 coverage, but its influence on him was great.
In the 50th anniversary year of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, A&A researchers are designing rocket legs inspired by Japanese origami.
For Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, UW presents reflections by those who were inspired to work toward a future in space.
SARP, the UW rocketry team, clinched the top spot as the 2019 Judge’s Choice and Overall Winner with its hybrid rocket.
The SARP team took the Judge’s Choice and Overall Winner Award at the largest collegiate rocket engineering contest.
A&A's composites research and industry collaborations to receive a boost through BARC award from Washington state.
WM Launch Services won the Perkins Coie Best Innnovation/Technology prize at the 2019 Dempsey Startup Competition. A&A graduate students Finn van Donkelaar and James Penna and alum Casey Dunn founded the startup to develop a more efficient space launch system for large payloads.
A&A remembers George Jeffs, an aerospace legend from the Apollo missions to the development of GPS satellites.
KWT’s student crew eases the transition from the old DAQ to a new one, a six-month process.
Husky Robotics competed in the University Rover Challenge (URC), an international event that accepted 36 teams with a goal of showcasing designs for the next generation of Mars rovers.
Professor Jinkyu Yang’s research team in the LEMS Lab is designing and fabricating origami-inspired aerospace structures.
Funding targeted toward enhancing UW ice accretion research leads to KWT structural upgrades.
Eight A&A faculty members have been recognized by the 1st annual FACET awards program.
UW Hyperloop is going for the top prize in Elon Musk’s competition. This time they’ve got their racer down to fighting weight.
A&A looks forward to continued collaboration with Professor Christopher Lum after his transition to Boeing.
A&A students won first in master's, first in team, and third in undergraduate at the AIAA Region VI Conference.
Professor Kristi Morgansen has accepted the position of Chair of the Aeronautics & Astronautics Department. Says College of Engineering Dean Mike Bragg, "Her experience and dedication to the mission and excellence of A&A will serve the department and college well."
LA Times quotes Interim Chair Morgansen about the competition to provide broadband internet through networks of small satellites.
A&A has partnered with JCATI and aerospace company Chomarat to advance composites research and bring hands-on experience to students.
Alum Maggie Wintermute is profiled for her work at Honeywell Aerospace and her A&A training and looks to the future of aviation.
A&A students in Boeing's AerosPACE capstone program designed, built, and flew drones in a multi-university effort.