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Giant Leaps

Giant Leaps

Added over 5 years ago | 00:11:18 | 48360 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...

Future of Human Spaceflight: The Augustine Report

Future of Human Spaceflight: The Au...

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:51:00 | 30652 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...

Spotlight Preview - MIT TechTV's "Giant Leaps"

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

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:20 | 29622 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.

Robert Seamans and Neil Armstrong on the Apollo Program

Robert Seamans and Neil Armstrong o...

Added 6 years ago | 01:18:00 | 28771 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...

Zero Robotics/SPHERES

Zero Robotics/SPHERES

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:51 | 24673 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.

Excerpt - 2012 Brass Rat unveiling with MIT Astronaut-alum TJ Creamer

Excerpt - 2012 Brass Rat unveiling ...

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:02:47 | 21592 views

In a surprise appearance at the conclusion of the 2012 Brass Rat unveiling, MIT alumni and astronaut TJ Creamer offered his congratulations and thoughts on the Brass Rat in a pre-recorded downlink from the International Space Station.

Megabytes for the Masses

Megabytes for the Masses

Added over 5 years ago | 01:18:00 | 21576 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.

Robert C. Seamans Jr.

Robert C. Seamans Jr.

Added over 5 years ago | 00:10:19 | 21065 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.

Widnall on Apollo's guidance, navigation, and control

Widnall on Apollo's guidance, navig...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:54:33 | 19865 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.

Remembering Doc Draper

Remembering Doc Draper

Added 6 years ago | 00:10:29 | 19508 views

Vintage footage of Doc, and remembrances by MIT Aero-Astro colleagues

2008 Design Build Fly Project: Concrete

2008 Design Build Fly Project: Conc...

Added 6 years ago | 00:04:50 | 19206 views

Aeronautics & Astronautics students participated in the 2008 AIAA Design/Build/Fly Competion and put together this video to share their experience. Fortunately the vehicle was not weighed down by its name.

Brass Rat message from the Space Station

Brass Rat message from the Space St...

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:09 | 18902 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...

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