Astronautical Engineering

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Astronaut died

Astronaut died

February 14, 2017
Former NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchell died February 4, 2016, on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his Apollo 14 lunar landing. He was 85. Mitchell…

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List of astronauts

List of astronauts

January 13, 2017
The 31 NASA astronauts educated at MIT are listed below, in order of their selection by NASA. David R. Scott (SM and EAA in aeronautics and astronautics…

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Requirements for becoming an astronaut

Requirements for becoming an astronaut

December 24, 2016
Which medical and psychological standards will be used to select the candidates? An ESA Astronaut requires a multitude of skills, capabilities…

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Who was the first black astronaut in space?

Who was the first black astronaut in space?

November 30, 2016
I was just a teenager when Dr. Bernard Harris, Jr. became the first African-American to walk in space. Selected by NASA in January 1990, Dr…

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Where can I buy astronaut ice cream?

Where can I buy astronaut ice cream?

November 24, 2016
Photo credit: We ll never trust anyone again. Evan-Amos/Wikimedia We’ve all seen it, right? The “freeze-dried” packets of astronaut food sold…

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Stanford University Aerospace Engineering

Stanford University Aerospace Engineering

October 13, 2016
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is intended primarily for students who desire a career in research, advanced development or teaching. PhD…

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Young astronauts

Young astronauts

October 3, 2016
Patches sporting the official Young Astronaut logo. Image courtesy of the nonprofit Young Astronaut Council. The Young Astronaut Council was…

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Lynx astronaut

Lynx astronaut

September 21, 2016
The campaign for Lynx’s new Apollo range consisted of ten 6-sheets with interactive touchscreens that appeared across both and mall locations…

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The Weightless astronauts

The Weightless astronauts

August 2, 2016
Weightless Astronauts play for two and a half hours and have catered for weddings as small as 20, right up to 550 and functions of 1700 people…

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Engineering of Mechanics

Engineering of Mechanics

July 19, 2016
As you see in the diagram mechanics is the first and most fundamental branch of physics, supporting Thermodynamics and Electricity, and including…

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Best Astronautical Engineering Colleges

Best Astronautical Engineering Colleges

June 18, 2016
U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Guide Also Ranks University Highly in Undergraduate Engineering, Military Education, and As…

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MIT Aerospace Engineering Curriculum

MIT Aerospace Engineering Curriculum

May 15, 2016
This guide will help you understand how MIT sequences its courses within each discipline and what courses MIT requires for a complete program…

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Fallen astronauts

Fallen astronauts

March 10, 2016
NASA honors the crews lost in the Apollo 1 fire, space shuttle Challenger explosion and the Columbia disaster. Image uploaded Jan. 30, 2014…

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McNair astronaut

McNair astronaut

March 4, 2016
RONALD E. MCNAIR (PH.D.) NASA ASTRONAUT (DECEASED) PERSONAL DATA: Born October 21, 1950, in Lake City, South Carolina. Died January 28, 1986…

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Astronaut, Scientist

Astronaut, Scientist

September 28, 2012
As the Office of Manned Space Flight began to consider post-Apollo possibilities in 1963-1964, science-oriented missions - lunar exploration…

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