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February 13, 2020
A professor of astronautics foresees a new space age in which distributed space systems made of small satellites work in tandem to replace or augment their monolithic ancestors.
February 11, 2020
Aero/Astro engineer Ken Hara is developing computer models to help make a little-known, but widely-used thruster engine more suitable for long-distance missions.
January 16, 2020
A team is designing experiments that will use new, jello-like materials to develop out-of-this world products aboard the International Space Station.
January 14, 2020
Stanford researchers are helping to develop swarms of cheap sat-bots that would work together to get more done than larger, costlier satellites working alone.
July 16, 2019
From chasing toxic clouds to developing rocket fuels for Mars, the Stanford Engineering professor shares stories of his work with the historic Apollo program, and beyond.