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UAH students compete in the eighth Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium Student Poster Competition

The eighth Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium, "Space Exploration and Discovery: Expanding Human Knowledge," was recently held on the campus of UAH. The annual symposium is sponsored by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and coordinated …


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Dr. William Emrich Day proclaimed by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle has declared Dr. William Emrich Day to honor Dr. Emrich's upcoming receipt of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) 2015 Engineer of the Year …


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Unlocking innovation with Blackmon’s Rules

Leroy Jethro Gibbs would be proud. Ask around among mechanical and aerospace engineering students on the campus of UAH and you'll find plenty who can quote from at least part of something known as Blackmon's …


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Nine faculty receive $365,324 in UAH internal research funds

Research by nine faculty members at UAH has been awarded a total of $365,324 in UAH Individual Investigator Distinguished Research (IIDR) program funds by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic …


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Research on fusion engine that could be a Mars hot rod is AIAA Best Paper

You could call a fusion engine a space travel hot rod. A 2014 paper that reports on developments in pulsed fusion propulsion that could rapidly propel U.S. manned flights to Mars has been named by the American Institute of Astronautics and …


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Blast From the Past – Opening a Rocketry Time Capsule

UAH's Propulsion Research Center is preparing for its 25th anniversary next year, and the experimental roots of its faculty run even deeper. In 1956, 16-year-old Jimmy Blackmon did a very unusual thing for that time. He built a rocket from …


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Von Braun Memorial Symposium sees record number of student poster entries

A record number of students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) entered the student poster competition at the seventh Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium held on the campus Oct …


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Successful Prometheus rocket launch prompts UAH celebration

The successful June 21 launch of Prometheus, a Charger Rocket Works student-built rocket, was celebrated by the UAH Propulsion Research Center with a barbecue dinner Monday, June 30, at Johnson Research Center on …


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Congrats ChargerSat-1 Team!

The Propulsion Research Center would like to formally congratulate the UAH Space Hardware Club (SHC) on their completion and launching of ChargerSat1, an entirely student-built CubeSat.  This project began as an application for the CubeSat …


Charger Rocket Works Team Makes Noise Again!

Wednesday morning (11/27/13) the Charger Rocket Works (CRW) team, which operates under the Propulsion Research Center banner, learned of their acceptance in the 8th NASA Student Launch Competition. The team had one week to produce a proposal for …