Nailing the landings in space
A&A is solving the challenges of how and where to land on the Moon, Mars and beyond.
A new law of physics
UW researchers have discovered a new law of physics that will affect the future of aircraft design.Read more »
WA Space Grant moves to A&A
The renowned NASA program’s relocation to A&A will help strengthen hands-on student learning.
A&A research takes flight
A&A sensing research out of the Nonlinear Dynamics & Control Lab is flying on the 2021 Boeing ecoDemonstrator.Read more »
Hawkmoth research yields lessons in agile flight
A&A research of the biological sensing mechanisms of the hawkmoth informs the advancement of aerospace systems.
Undergraduate coral research wins national recognition
A summer program in oceanography paved the way for Isaiah Cuadras to apply his interest in fluid dynamics to ocean ecosystems.
Gaming graphics card allows faster, more precise control of fusion energy experiments
A&A researchers are borrowing advances from computer gaming, using a GPU to control their prototype fusion reactor.
Anita Gale is the 2021 A&A distinguished alumna
Gale, inspiring the next generation of space pioneers, is our latest recipient of the department’s highest award.
Peering into snow
The Autonomous Flight Systems Lab outfits a drone to monitor snowpack.Read more »