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