The students, faculty and staff in the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics share a passion for air and space vehicles, the technologies that enable them, and the missions they fulfill. Our environment is connected, busy, global, hectic, open, collegial ... and fun.
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(Dec 10, 2008) Dr. William Widnall speaks to Aero-Astro students about heading the MIT/Draper team in the ‘60s that developed Apollo’s guidance, navigation, and control system.
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Raymond Blisplinghoff (1917-1985) chaired the FAA commitee that investigated the May 1979 crash of an AA DC10 at O'Hare, killing all aboard. In this video shot at MIT in the early 1980s, he discusses the accident and its relevance to ai...
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Robert Seamans Jr. was associate and deputy NASA administrator from 1960-68 where he was instrumental in development of manned spaceflight. He would later serve as MIT Dean of Engineering, Director of the Draper Lab, and a senior lectur...
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Vintage footage of Doc, and remembrances by MIT Aero-Astro colleagues
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Project to develop a framework of interplanetary logistics.