Riley Stonesifer grew up thrilled by the aerospace technology and innovation surrounding her in the Seattle area. Studying at Raisbeck Aviation High School gave her a personal connection to the aviation icon and led her to Purdue.
Purdue AAE brought together representatives from the aerospace industry and government to consider a Space Arena concept, which would provide facilities for testing many aspects of space exploration in one location.
Ronak Dave, a Purdue AAE alum recently selected as a NASA flight director, will lead missions to the ISS and prepare for lunar missions with NASA’s Artemis program. Listen on the “This Is Purdue” podcast, hosted by Kate Young.