Anderson prepares for new arrivals

Aerospace engineering alum Clay Anderson and his Exhibition 15 crewmates are preparing for major changes on the International Space Station (ISS). The Expedition 16 crew with commander Peggy Whitson and flight engineer Yuri Malenchenko is scheduled to arrive October 12. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, a Malaysian spaceflight participant, will accompany them. Shukor, along with Anderson’s crewmates, … Continue reading Anderson prepares for new arrivals

Team develops sensor to detect leaks in spacecraft

Contacts: Dale Chimenti, Aerospace Engineering, (515) 294-5853, chimenti@iastate.edu Kevin Champaigne, Invocon, Inc., (281) 332-2897, champaigne@invocon.com Mike Krapfl, News Service, (515) 294-4917, mkrapfl@iastate.edu Iowa State engineer develops technology to quickly find leaks in spacecraft AMES, Iowa — Tiny meteors flash through space. There’s spacecraft debris flying around, too. And so there’s a risk that objects just … Continue reading Team develops sensor to detect leaks in spacecraft