Aeronautics And Astronautics

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An Astronaut

An Astronaut

May 25, 2017
We re more than half a century along in the space-age . We ve all seen the surfaces of other planets and worlds, from Mars to Titan, Venus to…

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Louis Armstrong Astronaut

Louis Armstrong Astronaut

May 7, 2017
Children in Annandale, Va., watch Neil Armstrong become the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. Photo by O. Louis Mazzatenta/National Geographic…

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Astronauts on the ISS

Astronauts on the ISS

May 1, 2017
The thing that dropped through Earth’s atmosphere on November 13 was not a UFO. Nor was it a meteor, a spy satellite, or a very surprised whale…

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Apollo 11 astronauts

Apollo 11 astronauts

April 17, 2017
Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Aldrin photographed this iconic photo, a view of his footprint in the lunar soil, as part of an experiment to study…

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First Astronaut to walk on the Moon

First Astronaut to walk on the Moon

March 24, 2017
We all know of the pioneering journey of, Buzz Aldrin and the sometimes forgotten third astronaut Michael Collins. Armstrong and Aldrin were…

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Joe Engle Astronaut

Joe Engle Astronaut

March 22, 2017
On June 29, 1965, U.S. Air Force pilot Joe Engle qualified as an astronaut, though he wouldn’t join NASA’s astronaut corps for another nine months…

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Science of Aeronautics

Science of Aeronautics

February 10, 2017
The Aeronautical Science degree program at the Daytona Beach Campus blends flight training with academic study to provide a firm foundation in…

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Masters in Aeronautical Science

Masters in Aeronautical Science

January 25, 2017
An edge on the competitive playing field of aviation In the rapidly changing world of aviation and aerospace, industry professionals must do…

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Female Astronaut

Female Astronaut

January 7, 2017
Samantha downplays the attention she’s received for breaking the record for longest continuous space flight by a woman. “To be honest, I don’t…

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Astronauts Wear

Astronauts Wear

November 26, 2016
Astronauts wear various types of clothing for all aspects of a mission to space. Whether preparing for launch, working inside the space shuttle…

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Steps to becoming an Astronaut

Steps to becoming an Astronaut

September 25, 2016
The experience of becoming an astronaut can be out of this world It is a long rocky road to become an astronaut, but for those who make the grade…

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Apollo 15 astronauts

Apollo 15 astronauts

September 23, 2016
Apollo 15 was the fourth mission to land men on the Moon. This mission was the first flight of the Lunar Roving Vehicle which astronauts used…

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Astronaut Mitchell

Astronaut Mitchell

August 24, 2016
When he returned from space forty-five years ago, Apollo 14 Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell committed his life to supporting a sustainable future…

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Astronaut Clothing

Astronaut Clothing

August 16, 2016
Inside the Space Shuttle, the air pressure is kept at 1 atmosphere, which is the same level as on earth. The temperature and humidity are controlled…

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American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

July 23, 2016
Welcome to the AIAA MIT Chapter s home on the web. This section, like many others in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics…

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