In prior posts, two Michigan Engineers worked on the ion engine aboard NASA’s DART probe, set to launch this winter.
Michigan Engineer Fall 2021
Intercepting an asteroid
Remodeling the construction industry
Could human-robot collaboration revitalize an outmoded business model and attract new workers?
Answers Inc. – A brief history of U-M’s Space Physics Research Laboratory
For 75 years, SPRL has sent instruments skyward to help us better understand Earth, space, our sun and more.
Snails carrying the world’s smallest computer help solve mass extinction survivor mystery
Study yields new insights into the survival of a native snail important to Tahitian culture and ecology and to biologists studying evolution.
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.
Bird-like wings could help drones keep stable in gusts
“3D morphing” wings could help small aircraft safely navigate windy urban streets and land with shorter approaches.