NASA

Abigail Penfield

Mizzou Engineer helps NASA streamline processes during internship

A Mizzou Engineering student worked in NASA to help streamline space program processes during a summer internship.

Researchers on board the G-Force One.

Mizzou Engineers to return to G-FORCE ONE to study condensation in zero-gravity environment

A Mizzou Engineering team has received funding from NASA to conduct research around water condensation within a zero-gravity environment.

Portrait of Chris Whetsel

From Mizzou to Mars: Engineering Alumnus Works on Mars Ascent Vehicle

A Mizzou Engineer’s digital fingerprints will be on the Mars Ascent Vehicle when it makes its historic voyage to the Red Planet in 2026. Christopher Whetsel ’19, works at NASA and has been involved in the program both on the software engineering and project management side.

Members of the team floating in zero gravity and giving thumbs-up

Weightless Wonderland: Mizzou Engineering Team Does Research in Zero Gravity

A research experiment by a Mizzou Engineering team in a zero-gravity environment could lead to the development of an efficient method of harvesting water in space.

Dick Richards photographed in the Space Shuttle Discovery.

An Engineer Among the Stars

This winter, graduating seniors will hear from a Mizzou alumnus who has seen the Earth from a unique vantage point: 200 to 330 miles above the planet aboard the U.S. Space Shuttle.

Melinda Groves

Emerging engineer Melinda Groves spends summer at NASA

Senior Melinda Groves spent this past summer interning at one of the nation’s most iconic federal agencies: NASA. Working as a mechanical engineering intern, Groves was based at the NASA John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, as part of the Icing Research group.