SASSI^2 Launch Confirmed!

SASSI^2 has recieved a confirmed launch slot as a secondary payload on an Orbital ATK Antares launch vehicle out of NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The primary payload (designated OA-10) is an Orbital ATK Cygnus ISS resupply vehicle and will occur in the fall of 2018.

Welcome to New Students

The Putnam Research Group welcomes its two newest gradate students, Nate Skolnik and Jimmy Williams. Nate is a NASA Space Technology Research Fellow investigating the application of self-healing materials to thermal protection systems for entry vehicles. Jimmy is the lead graduate student mentor for the SASSIĀ² flight project.