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July 25, 2016

Blue Origin turning to Purdue grads for new hires

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos founded Blue Origin in September 2000 to develop rockets and spaceships that will dramatically reduce the cost of safely and reliably flying people into suborbital space. When it comes to hiring for his space company, Bezos turns to Purdue.
June 29, 2016

AAE mission design team presents spacecraft concept to NASA, JPL

A team of AAE students recently completed a conceptual spacecraft design for a next generation mission to the outer planets and presented its results to an audience of experts from NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The study was part of an intensive two-week engineering exercise lead by AAE Visiting Assistant Professor Sarag Saikia.
June 20, 2016

Purdue AAE experiment aboard Blue Origin suborbital rocket a success

An experiment by Purdue AAE professor Steven Collicott ended with success aboard the first suborbital rocket research flight by private company Blue Origin. Prof. Collicott is one of three scientists asked by Blue Origin to work with the private company as it tested and perfected its suborbital rocket design.
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