School of Aeronautics and Astronautics senior Stephen Whitnah has been selected for the 2015 Sigma Gamma Tau Great Lakes Regional Undergraduate Award.
Blue Origin announced Wednesday, April 29 the first developmental test flight of their New Shepard space vehicle. The 110,000-lbf thrust liquid hydrogen, liquid oxygen BE-3 engine powered New Shepard through Mach 3 to its planned test altitude of 307,000 feet.
NASA's Flight Opportunities Program has selected seven space technology payloads for flights on commercial, parabolic or suborbital launch vehicles to demonstrate new space technologies. Dr. Steven Collicott, School of AAE, had two payloads chosen for flight on parabolic aircraft.
Congratulations to Professor Michael Grant who has been selected to receive the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Elmer F. Bruhn Award for 2015.
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels on Tuesday (April 21) announced plans to create a 980-acre Purdue Research Park Aerospace District in West Lafayette housing public and private aerospace research facilities that will provide jobs for Indiana residents and learning opportunities for Purdue students.
In recognition of the influential role that the academic leaders of engineering colleges play in creating the engineers of tomorrow, the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology has established the Kate Gleason Medal for Leadership in Engineering Education. The college will bestow its first award on Purdue University College of Engineering Dean Leah Jamieson.