Unlocking the Secrets of the Smallest Dwarf Planet   

Unlocking the Secrets of the Smallest Dwarf Planet  

JPL Engineer and Adjunct USC Viterbi Professor Ryan Park confirms that dwarf planet Ceres is water-rich and geologically active.

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USC Wins First Place in the AIAA Small Satellite Student Competition

USC Wins First Place in the AIAA Small Satellite Student Competition

USC Viterbi students design an ionic electrospray thruster to help fill in the propulsion gap for small satellites.

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TROJAN ENGINEERS COMBAT COVID-19 ON MULTIPLE FRONTS

TROJAN ENGINEERS COMBAT COVID-19 ON MULTIPLE FRONTS

How the USC engineering community came together to answer a global call to action

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USC: Mars Perseverance Launch

USC experts including Professors Sengupta and Reisman talk about Thursday’s Perseverance Launch

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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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Trojans in Space

Do you know how many Trojan astronauts were in space?

Tenth Anniversary

Tenth Anniversary

The ASTE Department celebrates their 10th anniversary.

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Buzz Aldrin’s Visit

Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin’s visit to the ASTE Department in 2006.

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STARFISH: Space Exploration’s Newest Star

STARFISH: Space Exploration’s Newest Star

USC’s Space and Engineering Research Center looks to the star-shaped sea creature for their groundbreaking soft robotics project.

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Azad Madni Receives Prestigious Award from National Defense Industrial Association

Azad Madni Receives Prestigious Award from National Defense Industrial Association

Professor of astronautical engineering and director of the Systems Architecting and Engineering program receives individual recognition for his contributions to the systems engineering discipline.

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