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Videos by AeroAstro (29)

Zero Robotics/SPHERES

Zero Robotics/SPHERES

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:51 | 24632 views

With the help of AeroAstro's Space Systems Lab, the SPHERES Zero Robotics pilot program allowed two high schools to run a software competition aboard the International Space Station.

Brass Rat message from the Space Station

Brass Rat message from the Space St...

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:09 | 18864 views

On February 12, 2010, the MIT 2012 Class Ring (aka "Brass Rat") was unveiled in a special presentation at Kresge Auditorium. The high point of the presentation was a surprise pre-recorded video, sent from MIT alum astronaut TJ Creamer ab...

Future of Human Spaceflight: The Augustine Report

Future of Human Spaceflight: The Au...

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:51:00 | 30605 views

In June 2009, NASA created the Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee and charged it with conducting "an independent review of ongoing U.S. human space flight plans and programs, as well as alternatives, to ensure the Nation i...

AeroAstro Safety Lecture

AeroAstro Safety Lecture

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:44:45 | 13977 views

AeroAstro Department Senior Technical Instructor discusses lab and shop safety rules and procedures. Recorded in May 2009.

Giant Leaps

Giant Leaps

Added over 5 years ago | 00:11:18 | 48311 views

What is the legacy of the Apollo program, and what can we learn from it to help us confront the scientific and engineering challenges of our own time? This short film kicked off the "Giant Leaps" Symposium commemorating the 40th anniver...

Robert C. Seamans Jr.

Robert C. Seamans Jr.

Added over 5 years ago | 00:10:19 | 21029 views

A tribute to the life and work of Bob Seamans, Associate Administrator of NASA during the Apollo Program, and former Dean of Engineering at MIT.

Spotlight Preview - MIT TechTV's "Giant Leaps"

Spotlight Preview - MIT TechTV's "G...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:20 | 29589 views

Watch a trailer for "Giant Leaps," a film produced by MIT Aero-Astro as part of the "Giant Leaps" symposium marking the 40th anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing.Watch the full version here.

Megabytes for the Masses

Megabytes for the Masses

Added over 5 years ago | 01:18:00 | 21548 views

The 32nd Aeronautics and Astronautics Department Lester D. Gardner Lecture, presented by Yvonne Brill. This lecture was given at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, April 2, 2009.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way t...

Added over 5 years ago | 01:21:00 | 10348 views

An IAP Lecture presented by Professor Richard Battin, January 22, 2009, discussing America's space program and race to the moon.

Widnall on Apollo's guidance, navigation, and control

Widnall on Apollo's guidance, navig...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:54:33 | 19832 views

(Dec 10, 2008) Dr. William Widnall speaks to Aero-Astro students about heading the MIT/Draper team in the ‘60s that developed Apollo’s guidance, navigation, and control system.

Robert Seamans and Neil Armstrong on the Apollo Program

Robert Seamans and Neil Armstrong o...

Added 6 years ago | 01:18:00 | 28735 views

Robert Seamans Jr. was associate and deputy NASA administrator from 1960-68 where he was instrumental in development of manned spaceflight. He would later serve as MIT Dean of Engineering, Director of the Draper Lab, and a senior lectur...

Blisplinghoff on 1979 Chicago DC10 crash

Blisplinghoff on 1979 Chicago DC10 ...

Added 6 years ago | 01:42:00 | 14464 views

Raymond Blisplinghoff (1917-1985) chaired the FAA commitee that investigated the May 1979 crash of an AA DC10 at O'Hare, killing all aboard. In this video shot at MIT in the early 1980s, he discusses the accident and its relevance to ai...