Astronautical Engineering

The March Equinox: The First Day of Spring

March 18, 2022
With the changing of the seasons, changes within our solar system are happening as well.
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High-Performance Computing (HPC): Applications and Trends in Computer Science

March 7, 2022
High-performance computing (HPC) is a relatively new application being used across many STEM fields of study.
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Eyes to the Universe | ALPHA Teaser Series #3

February 25, 2022
When you imagine an observer using a telescope, you might think they use a conical eyepiece to obtain a zoomed view of the target of interest.
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A President's Day Celebration of Our STEM Leaders

February 21, 2022
It’s President’s Day here in the United States, a time to celebrate the past leaders of this country and all they have done to further develop it.
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Orbiting the Unknown │ ALPHA Teaser Series #2

February 11, 2022
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National Science Fiction Day: A History of Science and Technology in Fiction

January 4, 2022
January 2 marked the annual celebration of National Science Fiction Day. By no coincidence, this date is also the birthday of Isaac Asimov, a famous science fiction writer and professor of biochemistry.
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Capitol Tech Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2021
September 15th through October 15th of 2021 brings us this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate those with Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, Central American, and South American heritage. In honor of the holiday, this edition of the Capitology blog will highlight a few individuals with Hispanic heritage that have made invaluable advancements to STEM fields.
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Women in the Space Industry

July 20, 2020
Women make up 24% of the aerospace and defense industry. Though in the minority, they have made great strides in recent years with their contributions to the space industry.
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Capitol Tech’s Fusion Lab prepares students for cutting-edge STEM careers through hands-on, interdisciplinary technology projects

June 8, 2020
Dr. Alex 'Sandy' Antunes, in addition to teaching courses in the Bachelor of Science in Astronautical Engineering program, runs the Fusion Lab, which is Capitol Tech's makerspace and focuses on preparing students for STEM careers through hands-on, interdisciplinary technology projects.
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Advanced technology to remove space debris from orbit

June 1, 2020
According to NASA, there are more than 500,000 pieces of debris orbiting the earth. Several organizations are working on advanced technology to remove space debris from orbit to reduce risk of damage to functioning equipment.
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