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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USC Alumna, Deniz Burnham, Beats Out 12,000 Applicants to Join NASA’s Newest Astronaut Class

USC Alumna, Deniz Burnham, Beats Out 12,000 Applicants to Join NASA’s Newest Astronaut Class

Burnham beat out thousands of applicants for the opportunity to train for space missions.

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USC Games Expo 2022 Takes Participants on a Ten Hour, Multi-World Adventure

USC Games Expo 2022 Takes Participants on a Ten Hour, Multi-World Adventure

Over fifty student games debut at 6th annual expo event hosted on Twitch

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Astronautical Engineering

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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Ten Years at USC Viterbi

The ASTE Department celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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Buzz Aldrin’s Visit

Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin’s visit to the ASTE Department.

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    British small satellite startup Open Cosmos said May 27 it has secured European Space Agency funding to develop plans for a space weather monitoring constellation. The post UK’s Open Cosmos gets ESA funding for space weather constellation appeared first on SpaceNews.
  • The Philippines gives green light to Starlink
    The Philippines has approved plans that will see it become the first country in Southeast Asia to access SpaceX’s Starlink broadband services.  The post The Philippines gives green light to Starlink appeared first on SpaceNews.
  • Astroscale gets funds for 2024 debris-removal mission
    Astroscale has secured European Space Agency funding for a 2024 demo mission to remove what will likely be a OneWeb satellite. The post Astroscale gets funds for 2024 debris-removal mission appeared first on SpaceNews.
  • China targets permanently shadowed regions at lunar south pole
    China is looking to land spacecraft near permanently shadowed regions near the south pole of the moon to investigate the potential presence of resources trapped in craters. The post China targets permanently shadowed regions at lunar south pole appeared first on SpaceNews.

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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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“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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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on March 30th, 2021