The people of the Space Physics Research Lab have invented, built and tested instruments that have opened humanity’s eyes to the wonders of our solar system up.
U-M IS THE NATION’S TOP PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITY
National Science Foundation
LEADING SPACE RESEARCH
2021 marks the 75th anniversary of the creation of our Space Physics Research Lab within the, making it older than NASA itself. SPRL gadgets currently orbit, or have orbited, Earth, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and some of its moons, and the sun.
WE’VE MADE PEOPLE OUR PROUDEST DIFFERENTIATOR
Just because we build robots does not mean we are robots.
Engineering is a people-oriented field. Our approach is to improve both the culture and the solutions, and we’re working hard to lead change across the industry.