Have you ever wondered what it’s like to design air or spacecraft? We’ve interviewed Burt Dicht who spent several years working as an engineer in the aerospace industry. He has worked on such projects as the F- 5E Tiger II, the F20A Tigershark, the F-18E/F Super Hornet, the YF-23A Advanced Tactical Fighter, and the Space Shuttle.Read More
Did you know that origami and engineering share something in common? Folding! From heart stents, to airbags, to collapsible solar panels on spacecraft, folding lets engineers fit big ideas into small packages. Test your engineering skills by developing a solar panel that can be folded into a box for shipping to the international space station.Read More
Imagine traveling through space, hundreds of miles above the Earth. The only thing between you and the cold, dark, space surrounding you is your spacecraft. Suddenly an alarm sounds! There is a problem with one of the control circuits. You and your crew are in serious danger…Read More
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Get ready to boldly take on the role of an engineer in space at a museum near you! IEEE has developed a unique hands-on museum exhibit that invites students to test their engineering skills on an incredible simulated space flight.