Author: Lily Gray

There’s still time to apply for the 2019 Spaceflight Operations Workshop

Not every summer opportunity for college students involves skydiving, scuba dive certification and wilderness expeditions; but those who are seeking those opportunities and more on their to-do list are submitting their applications now (click here) for the 2019 edition of the Department of Aerospace Engineering’s Spaceflight Operations Workshop™ (SOW) August 7-18. The application deadline is quickly approaching and … Continue reading There’s still time to apply for the 2019 Spaceflight Operations Workshop

Astronaut Scott Kelly will visit Iowa State to share stories from his time in space

Capt. Scott Kelly is a former military fighter pilot, engineer, retired U.S. Navy captain and retired astronaut. During his time as an astronaut, Kelly went on four space flights, commanded the International Space Station on three expeditions and was a member of the yearlong mission to the ISS starting in 2015 – this set the … Continue reading Astronaut Scott Kelly will visit Iowa State to share stories from his time in space

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Guest Speaker will Discuss Acoustics and Phononic Structures

A distinguished professor from Rutgers University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Dr. Andrew N. Norris, will be the department’s next guest Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series speaker, February 7. Dr. Norris will present “Transformation Acoustics, Phononic Structures and Applications” at 2:10 p.m., 1235 Howe Hall. Norris’ interests include acoustics and elastic waves and meta-materials, focusing … Continue reading Midwest Mechanics Seminar Guest Speaker will Discuss Acoustics and Phononic Structures