MIT Celebrates Exploration


Students from MIT’s Solar Electric Vehicle Team and the MIT Rocket Team display their designs. 

This week, MIT hosts another of its 150 Symposia — Earth, Air, Ocean and Space: The Future of Exploration. Students and alumni gathered in Johnson today for the Earth, Air, Ocean, and Space Vehicle and Systems Exposition. Expert panels today featured the likes of alumnus and astronaut Buzz Aldrin ScD ’63. The Exposition was preceded by the XCOR Student Showcase Competition, featuring the innovative ideas of five student teams on the next 50 years of exploration.

Wednesday’s schedule will feature two panels on exploration visions and a keynote address by Peter Diamandis ’83, SM ’88.

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