When Will Space Flight Be As Safe as Air Flight?

When Will Space Flight Be As Safe as Air Flight?

USC Viterbi adjunct professor and rocket scientist, Michael Kezirian, makes a case for why advancing space safety measures advances space exploration.

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“The Best Educated Class In Our History”

“The Best Educated Class In Our History”

At the 2022 commencement ceremony, undergraduates shared laughter, tears and hugs as they embark on a new journey

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Supporting Girls in Space: USC Viterbi Program Returns for Summer 2022

Supporting Girls in Space: USC Viterbi Program Returns for Summer 2022

With renewed support, Project Payload returns to offer underrepresented girls in STEM a hands-on experience in aerospace engineering and computer science

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USC Provost's Office: Azad Madni Appointed USC University Professor

Azad M. Madni is a Professor of Astronautics, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering in the Viterbi School of Engineering, and recently received this prestigious honor.

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New model demonstrates how the nervous system learns to control the body and has implications for medical treatments and developing agile robots

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Astronautical Engineering encompasses the dynamic and cutting-edge fields of advanced science and space technology. Space engineers design, build and operate rockets and missiles, space launchers, communications and direct broadcasting satellites, space navigational systems, remote sensing and reconnaissance satellites, space vehicles for human spaceflight, and planetary probes.

There is no better academic major than Astronautical Engineering in which to obtain the education and to acquire the skills needed for space engineers.

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Parabolic Arc: Experts Say Urgent Action Required on Space Safety as Number of Satellites Soars and Orbital Debris Proliferates

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When Will Space Flight Be As Safe as Air Flight?

When Will Space Flight Be As Safe as Air Flight?

USC Viterbi adjunct professor and rocket scientist, Michael Kezirian, makes a case for why advancing space safety measures advances space exploration.

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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on June 17th, 2022