Professor Spencer outlined his vision for the most significant opportunities and challenges for growing the space economy beyond Earth orbit over the next 150 years in an invited blog for Purdue's College of Engineering.
Space Flight Projects Laboratory PhD student Justin Mansell was awarded the John V. Breakwell travel award by the American Astronautical Society last week at the 29th Space Flight Mechanics Meeting in Ka'anapali, Hawaii.
Four students from the Space Flight Projects Laboratory attended the 29th Space Flight Mechanics Meeting along with Professor Spencer to present papers on topics ranging from space traffic management to Neptune aerocapture guidance.
A small satellite mission led by James Garrison, a professor in Purdue’s School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, was selected for funding by NASA's Science Mission Directorate for the In-Space Validation of Earth Science Technologies (InVEST) program.
Space Flight Projects Laboratory PhD student Jennifer Pouplin has been selected as a recipient of the Koerner Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. Jennifer was competitively selected among Purdue AAE students for this award.