AIAA honors David Mindell for ‘Digital Apollo’
January 8, 2013MIT professor’s book earns Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award.
MIT professor, former astronaut Hoffman named to NSBRI Board of Directors
December 29, 2011
Hoffman honored by Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
May 26, 2011Professor of the Practice in aeronautics and astronautics receives Centennial Medal.
3 Questions: Jeffrey Hoffman on the Space Shuttle at 30
April 11, 2011Anniversary of the first shuttle flight comes just as it nears retirement, but the vehicle has changed space travel dramatically.
Aerospace engineer Joseph Gavin ‘41, SM ‘42 dies at 90
November 5, 2010Former president of Grumman Aircraft led Lunar Module development for NASA, aided in the rescue of Apollo 13
A hop, skip and a jump on the moon — and beyond
August 17, 2010Team envisions robotic spacecraft that can explore hard-to-reach areas on the moon and other planetary bodies by hopping.
The pull of artificial gravity
April 14, 2010MIT researchers say a centrifuge on the International Space Station — hinted at in Obama’s NASA proposal — would be a boon for physiological research