Spring 2018 Features

The Commercial Space Race

From the Cover Story section

Embry-Riddle faculty and alumni space industry experts predict new thriving, wholly commercial space markets

SOFIA plane

Flying Observatory

From the Feature section

Four Embry-Riddle alumni support space science research aboard the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy project

Moriba Jah, astrodynamicist and professor at the University of Texas at Austin

Space Junk(ie)

From the Flight Path section

From a bullied child to an accomplished astrodynamicist, Moriba Jah is a lead researcher on orbital debris

Photo Finish

From the Alumni @ Work section

Alumnus Ben Cooper is the go-to photographer for historic rocket launches

Thierry St. Loup

For the Record

From the Alumni in Action section

Thierry Saint Loup's world record for aeroplane efficiency can be traced back to his days at Embry-Riddle

The first Klyde Morris comic strip, published in 1978.

The Aviator Ant

From the Wings of Legacy section

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Klyde Morris comic strip at Embry-Riddle

Also in This Issue

University President P. Barry Butler, Ph.D.

A Growing Influence

From the From the President section

Embry-Riddle's programs impact students around the globe, especially in areas where the aviation industry is strongest

Partners for Success

From the Giving To ERAU section

Gulfstream Aerospace supports students with contributions and expertise

Growing Up

From the Chatter section

Asia Campus celebrates largest graduating class ever

Eagle-Sat-1 in development. Photo by David Massey

Making Space History

From the Chatter section

EagleSat-1 Becomes the First Embry-Riddle Satellite to Orbit Earth

Conceptual rendering of the new aviation and engineering research center at Embry-Riddle.

A New Home for Innovation

From the Chatter section

U.S. Department of Commerce invests $1 million to establish new aviation and engineering research center

Analog airplane altimeter indicating 3,000 feet.


From the Chatter section

High points at Embry-Riddle

Flying High

From the Alumni News section

Prescott Campus Golden Eagles inducted into the International Air & Space Hall of Fame

Alumni Updates

From the Class Notes section

Find out what's up with your fellow alumni

Eagle Authors

From the Class Notes section

Discover the books fellow Eagles are writing

Featured Videos

From the Videos section

Companion videos for the print edition of Lift

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