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December 9, 2019 | GeekWire

First UW Space Symposium keynote speaker Kevin Chilton wades into debate over mega-constellations.

December 4, 2019 | UW Space Policy and Research Center

Co-Directors Kristi Morgansen and Saadia Pekkanen explain the need for the Space Policy and Research Center and the unique advantage the UW provides.

November 25, 2019 | UW Aeronautics & Astronautics

A research team spanning three universities led by A&A professor Behçet Açıkmeşe received a total of $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation to leverage insights from autonomous missions to Mars to advance humanitarian applications here on Earth.

November 21, 2019 | American Physical Society

A&A's Professor Dana Dabiri is co-hosting the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics in Seattle.

November 15, 2019 | UW News

Associate professor Jinkyu Yang and a team of researchers have received a two-year, $1.7 million National Science Foundation grant to study coral growth.

November 5, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A fellowship brought Mohammad Al Jarrah to A&A after a difficult decision to leave the Royal Jordanian Air Force.

October 31, 2019 | Museum of Flight

A&A alumna Luella Mae Armstrong (class of 1951) won the Pathfinder Award in Engineering from the Museum of Flight.

October 1, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A's Uri Shumlak has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his Z-pinch research.

September 27, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A’s Sam Reissmann is leading the UW Formula Motorsports aerodynamics team this year.

September 25, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Fred Ribe was a pioneer in fusion energy research in the UW nuclear engineering department.

September 20, 2019 | CNN

A&A professor Tom Jarboe explains to CNN the breakthrough on the theory of sunspots coming out of the UW spheromak research.

September 19, 2019 | UW News

A University of Washington study published this month in the journal Physics of Plasmas proposes a model of plasma motion that would explain the 11-year sunspot cycle and several other previously mysterious properties of the sun.

September 12, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A is researching supersonic retropropulsion, a leading technique to slow down and land large spacecrafts on Mars.

August 13, 2019 | UW News
Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been named the next Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering.
August 8, 2019 | SpaceNews

Audacy CEO and A&A alum Ralph Ewig is too young to recall live Apollo 11 coverage, but its influence on him was great.

July 17, 2019 | Reuters

In the 50th anniversary year of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, A&A researchers are designing rocket legs inspired by Japanese origami.

July 12, 2019 | UW Space Policy and Research Center

For Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, UW presents reflections by those who were inspired to work toward a future in space.

July 1, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

SARP, the UW rocketry team, clinched the top spot as the 2019 Judge’s Choice and Overall Winner with its hybrid rocket.

June 24, 2019 | GeekWire

The SARP team took the Judge’s Choice and Overall Winner Award at the largest collegiate rocket engineering contest.

June 18, 2019 | BARC

A&A's composites research and industry collaborations to receive a boost through BARC award from Washington state.

June 14, 2019 | Foster Blog

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.

June 13, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

A&A remembers George Jeffs, an aerospace legend from the Apollo missions to the development of GPS satellites.

June 12, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

KWT’s student crew eases the transition from the old DAQ to a new one, a six-month process.

June 10, 2019 | GeekWire

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.

June 5, 2019 | Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Professor Jinkyu Yang’s research team in the LEMS Lab is designing and fabricating origami-inspired aerospace structures.