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SDSU Aerospace Engineering

SDSU Rocket Club

Students preparing to launch Swiss Miss II

Collier Research HyperSizer/AIAA Structures Best Paper

Awarded for the contribution on Joined Wings.

AE-123 Student Project

Fixing a rubber-band powered propeller for a flight test

Distinction in Aeronautics and Astronautics

Prof. Ping Lu elected to be an AIAA Fellow

NAVAIR Student Tour

Aerospace Engineering Students touring NAVAIR

Engineering Students Take Flight

SDSU Design/Build/Fly Team takes 2nd place in international competition.

    Come fly with us

    The Aerospace Engineering Department at SDSU provides education and training in aerospace engineering principles and state-of-the-art practice that emphasizes problem solving, multidisciplinary team work, and ethical engineering practice. We aspire to maintain an active and high quality research program that contributes to future innovations in aerospace engineering. We collaborate with aerospace industry, U.S. national labs and professional aerospace societies to address current and emerging challenges.


    The Department of Aerospace Engineering at San Diego State University is soliciting applicants for the 2016/2017 SDSU Galactic Unite Borden scholarships.


    The Galactic Unite Borden scholarship is now in its third year. Galactic Unite is a global initiative, driven by Virgin Galactic's community of Future Astronauts and the Virgin Group's not-for-profit Virgin Unite.  Galactic Unite aims to inspire and support young people to seek answers to global challenges through advancing education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and entrepreneurship. Galactic Unite through the efforts of Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut Scott Borden has awarded a grant to SDSU Aerospace Engineering Department to support a scholarship program. 


    The SDSU Aerospace Engineering Department will award five $3000 scholarships in the 2016-2017 academic year to students interested and actively pursuing space exploration and transportation related design or research projects. Selected scholars will receive mentoring and have access to educational programs at Galactic Unite in partnership with Virgin Galactic. 

    The deadline for submission of completed application is December 2, 2016.
    All application materials must be submitted electronically by email to:
    Selections will be announced on December 16, 2016.

    The application can be found here.


    For more information contact:
    Department of Aerospace Engineering
    5500 Campanile Drive, Mail Code 1308
    San Diego State University
    San Diego, CA 92182-1308

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