Department of Astronautical Engineering Media Coverage

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Watch the Viterbi Satellite Commencement Ceremonies Streaming

May 09, 2018

Ph.D. on 5/10 at 9am PDT, Undergraduate on 5/11 at 11am PDT, Graduate on 5/11 at 3pm PDT, Computer Science Graduate on 5/11 at 6:30pm PDT

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Space News: On the verge of a space renaissance

Mar 09, 2018

After the recent signing of the Space Policy Directive by President Trump, Astronautical Engineering Lecturer Madhu Thangavelu believes “we are entering a renaissance era in human spaceflight”

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Ad Astra: Madhu Thangavelu Speaks on Projects, Education and Our Mission on Space

Feb 01, 2018

Professor Madhu Thangavelu, expert in the design of complex space projects, including space stations and exploratory missions, speaks with the National Space Society’s Ad Astra about progress in space activity.

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CBSLA: Total Solar Eclipse To Offer Great Learning Opportunity Monday

Aug 18, 2017

Professor Michael Kezirian and aerospace students, making up the USC-NASA Solar Eclipse Balloon Team, are launching a High Altitude Balloon in Idaho Falls to study the Total Solar Eclipse.

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Washington Times: Trump, the new JFK in space

Jul 26, 2017

ASTE Lecturer Bruce Cordell writes about President Trump’s opportunities in space and economic innovation

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SEER: On The Shoulders Of Giants: A Tribute To Prof. Barry W. Boehm

May 17, 2017

A tribute to Professor Boehm’s life work and contributions to the software and systems engineering disciplines.

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Business Insider: NASA Will Soon Create The Coldest Spot In The Universe – And Forge A Bizarre Form Of Matter Inside It

Mar 10, 2017

Adjunct Professor Anita Sengupta attempts to create the coldest spot in the universe with a team of NASA engineers.

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NASA FISO: Mobius: Supersynchronous Earth Orbits for Lunar Missions

Jan 06, 2017

Madhu Thangavelu presented his work at NASA’s Future In-Space Operations (FISO) seminar

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The Christian Science Monitor: Is NASA Ready for a Human Mission to Mars? No, Say Government Auditors

Jan 03, 2017

Mike Gruntman was quoted on why NASA’s plans for a Mars mission lacks feasibility.

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Space Tech Expo: AMP SoCal Event Features Top CubeSate and Small Satellite Pioneers

Nov 30, 2016

Professor David Barnhart speaks at the Advanced Manufacturing Partners for Southern California exhibit

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Space Tech Expo: AMP SoCal Event Features Top CubeSate and Small Satellite Pioneers

Nov 30, 2016

Professor David Barnhart speaks at the Advanced Manufacturing Partners for Southern California exhibit.

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Chicago Tribune: Why NASA’s Anita Sengupta Has the Coolest Job In The Universe

May 14, 2015

Adjunct Professor Anita Sengupta talks about life as a project manager at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.