School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University

Spotlights

ATK Fall 2013
Congratulations to the winners of the ATK Thiokol Propulsion S.P.A.C.E. Awards. Fall 2013 AAE 25100 First Place Team - Aerospace Design Team 11 - HWURD
Alden Black
Congratulations to the 2014 Magoon Winners: Samantha Alberts, Alden Black, Christopher Potter, and Saverio Rotella who have been selected to receive Purdue's College of Engineering Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Jerry Ross
An Indiana native and Purdue University graduate has been selected for induction into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Jerry Ross was the first to break the world record for being the first human launched into space seven times.
Jim Longuski
Congratulations to Professor Jim Longuski who has been awarded Purdue's annual Distance Teaching Award 2014
Astronauts Reunion
Astronaut Alumni reunion photo gallery
Astronaut Reunion
Full Video of the Astronaut's Forum - Saturday April 12, 2014. Hosted on Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (Purdue SEDS) web site
Jeff Stuart
On March 25, 2014, the Mars Society selected ten finalists from a field of 38 engineering student teams competing in the International Inspiration Mars Student Design Contest. Among the top 10 finalists was Team Kanau, a joint venture headed by students at Purdue University and Keio University in Japan
Dennis Tito
Purdue Researchers Prof. James Longuski and doctoral students Kyle Hughes and Peter Edelman Design Mission Trajectory For Mission to Mars
Kathleen Howell
Kathleen Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Named Recipient of The 2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy
Boeing Group
Engineers from Boeing Phantom Works took advantage of a unique opportunity in February to exchange ideas with a handful of future engineers at the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Pictured: L ~ R Dr. Tom Shih, Stu Voboril – Director, Special Pursuits Cell (SPC) Jerad Hayes, Senior Manager Proprietary Programs, Keith Etling, Senior Manager Advanced Technologies, Boeing Phantom Works, Dr. John Sullivan
Purdue Campus
US News & World Report published their annual rankings of graduate programs. The College of Engineering maintained its #8 ranking, and the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics have moved up in the rankings this year.
Zero G
Prof. Steven Collicott’s AAE418 "Zero-Gravity Flight Experiments" class have been selected by NASA's Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program as one of the best proposals submitted this year.