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NASA fellowship will fund UAH space science student’s research on solar wind

Bofeng Tang, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Space Science at UAH, has received a 2017/2018 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) to fund his research into the transport of electrons and electron heat flux in the solar wind. The …


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Celebration of life set for Dr. S.T. Wu

Dr. S. T. Wu, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, passed away on Sunday, May 21 …


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Gary Zank honored at 2017 NAS Ceremony

Dr. Gary P. Zank, director of the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR) and chair of the Department of Space Science at UAH, was inducted as a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) at a ceremony held at the Academy's …


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Aerojet Rocketdyne’s $1 million gift creates endowment for UAH space science chair

Aerojet Rocketdyne announced today it will fund a $1 million endowment to establish the Aerojet Rocketdyne Chair in Space Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville …


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UAH supplies critical systems for NASA super pressure balloon

Critical systems for NASA’s Extreme Universe Space Observatory (EUSO) Super Pressure Balloon have been supplied and calibrated by …


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Asia Oceania Geosciences Society names Zank its sixth honorary member

Dr. Gary Zank, chair of the Department of Space Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and director of its Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, has been named as the sixth-ever honorary member of the Asia Oceania …


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UAH has role in neutron spectrometer being tested for manned spaceflight

Written by Jim Steele

The detector and electronics in a new neutron spectrometer that’s being tested in space to monitor radiation for future manned NASA space missions were built and tested at the National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC) at …


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UAH collaboration with NASA has ‘changed the textbooks’

If it weren’t for the unique and decades-long collaboration between NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) and UAH, Dr. Michael Brigg’s research might not ever have gotten off the …


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Dr. Gary Zank interviewed by Huntsville news station WHNT

Dr. Gary Zank - Program Director for the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research - recently sat down with WHNT's Steve Johnson for an interview on how far we've come in the space age, as well as various other …


UAH researcher part of second gravitational wave detection

A UAH researcher had an integral role again as scientists with the LIGO Scientific Collaboration observed gravitational waves - ripples in the fabric of spacetime - for the second …


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