Major: Nuclear Engineering
Year: Class of 2019 (Sophomore)
Engineering is the bridge between far-fetched concepts and usefulness in society. Therefore, by learning Engineering, I can occupy my time with tasks that both interest me and help others.
- Nuclear Powered Space Flight URP
I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution. - Wernher von Braun
Travel to other planets has up until recently only been possible in science fiction media; however, as technologies of the twenty-first century have improved, such a mission is now almost possible. This presentation will examine how different disciplines of engineering (aeronautical, nuclear, mechanical, and more) are needed to produce a complex product like a spacecraft.