NEWS, UPDATES & RESEARCH

Earth's cousins: Upcoming missions to look for 'biosignatures' in the atmospheres of nearby worlds

Feburary 14, 2020 | UW News

The Paper Boys Deliver

Feburary 5, 2020 | William E. Boeing Aeronautics and Astronautics Dept.

NASA's exoplanet-hunting TESS space telescope moonlights in studying stars

Feburary 3, 2020 | Space.com, Featuring UW Astronomer James Davenport

Highlights

New generation of dark matter experiments gear up to search for elusive particle

Feburary 2020 |Smithsonian, Featuring UW Physicist Leslie Rosenburg

Federal space push is an opportunity for Washington

December 26, 2019 | The Seattle Times, Featuring SPARC Co- Director Kristi Morgansen

Satellite Mega-Constellations Stir A Debate Over Avoiding Catastrophic Orbital Crashes 

The retired commander of the U.S. Strategic Command says the tens of thousands of satellites that SpaceX, OneWeb and Amazon are planning to put into orbit over the next few years will require a new automated system for space traffic management — and perhaps new satellite hardware requirements as well.

Retired Gen. Kevin Chilton laid out his ideas for dealing with potentially catastrophic orbital traffic jams at the University of Washington on Friday, during the inaugural symposium presented by UW’s Space Policy and Research Center.

December 7 2019 |Geek Wire, Alan Boyle

 

 

APOLLO RETROSPECTIVE

July 20, 1969 

For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing,
the Space Policy and Research Center at the University of Washington
presents these reflections of the Apollo Program by faculty, alumni and colleagues
who were inspired to work toward a future in air and space.

UW aerospace professor wins IEEE Technical Award

December 18, 2019 | William E. Boeing Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Amazon to launch new satellite-communications headquarters in Redmond

December 18, 2019 | The Seattle Times, Featuring SPARC Co-Director Kristi Morgansen

UW Aeronautics & Astronautics leads $1.2M NSF grant to advance autonomy through Mars missions insights

November 25 2019 | William E. Boeing Aeronautics and Astronautics Dept. 

Charting the Rules for Space: A New UW Center for Policymakers, Scientists & Engineers

Co-Directors Kristi Morgansen and Saadia Pekkanen explain the need for the Space Policy and Research Center and the unique advantage the University of Washington provides. 

December 4, 2019 | SPARC NEWS

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