This is a guest blog post by Craig Schmidt, a fourth-year undergraduate student in the College of Engineering and recipient of the prestigious Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship. This summer he’s participating in a unique internship program at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Preparing a military helicopter for a crash test…
Rachael Tompa wants to be an astronaut. The senior chose Northeastern because of its co-op program, which led to her experiential learning opportunity at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Her next stop? Probably the International Space Station.
This year, Northeastern students launched the university’s first ever chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics—and it was a soaring success.