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Summer 2017 Announcements of Opportunity

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Project:  From Innovation to Flight - Pilot Projects
Disciplines:  Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Eng,
Mentor:  Adrian Stoica, (JPL),, Phone: (818) 354-2190
Background:  Innovation to Flight Project seeks to facilitate a rapid maturation of new concepts, and their test and validation in flight demonstrations
Description:  2017 pilot studies will involve fast development and prototyping, and a flight test at the end of the summer, or a plan to test it soon after. Prototypes will be mechanical, electrical or robotics systems, and would would be tested in a atmospheric platform (balloon or quad-rotor) or suborbital (zero -g) flight.
Student Requirements:  The candidates will assist in preparing technology for a flight test and validation . Skills in the areas of systems engineering, mechanical, electrical, power, communications or computer engineering. Prior experience with balloons or UAVs is desired.
Location / Safety:  Project building and/or room locations: . Student will need special safety training: No.
Programs:  This AO can be done under the following programs:

  Program    Available To
       SURF    both Caltech and non-Caltech students 

Click on a program name for program info and application requirements.

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Problems with or questions about submitting an AO?  Call Jen Manglos of the Student-Faculty Programs Office at (626) 395-2885.
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