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AE Alumnus Scott Altman, BS 81, commanded the May 2009 space shuttle Atlantis’ mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope.
Santa Claus made an early appearance in a photo AE Prof. Eric Loth’s research group produced recently. The photo won second place among 50...
Pictured: AE alumnus Lee Archambault and President Barack Obama. Click link above to see the full photo with other NASA crew members.
SongAlive, a company formed in part by AE graduate student Adam Steele, has won First Prize for being the Most Fundable Venture in the 2009...
Although he will no longer be teaching in the classroom, Rod Burton will continue with research. His smiling face will still be seen for...
A multi-disciplinary group of University of Illinois Urbana campus researchers including AE Affiliate Prof. Nancy R. Sottos and AE Prof....
The AE Department’s student chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics hosted the AIAA Student Regional Conference...
AE Prof. Scott R. White was one of five finalists for the 2008 Bepi Colombo Prize, an international award named in honor of Italian...
The Illinois Space Society sponsored the trips of 17 AE students to the Goddard Symposium, held March 10-12 at the Goddard Space Flight...
AE Professor Eric Loth has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Fellowship status in the 129-year-...
Commanded by AE alumnus Lee Archambault, space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at 7...
Michael B. Bragg, AE professor and College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research and Administrative Affairs, recently was quoted...
AE Prof. Emeritus Harry H. Hilton has been invited to present the plenary lecture at the World Scientific and Engineering Academy...
AE alumni and astronauts Col. Lee Archambault, BS 82, MS 84; Capt. Scott D. Altman, BS 81; Col. Steven R. Nagel, BS 69; and Catherine A....
AE graduate student Adam Steele is among eight finalists campus wide for the $30,000 Lemelson-Illinois Student Prize. The award is an...
AE Alumnus Scott D. Altman, a NASA astronaut, is featured on an Illini Halftime Spot promotional video.
Thirty-six years after AE alumnus Ed Prior first published research showing high altitude hydrogen levels to be much greater than cited in...
Posted on January 12, 2009
AE Prof. Emeritus Harry Hilton wrote this tribute to the late AE Prof. Emeritus Adam R. Zak, who died Dec. 10, 2008, at his home in Florida.
Veteran space flier and Illinois alumnus Lee "Bru" Archambault (BS 1982, MS 1984, Aerospace Engineering) will command space...

 

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