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A young woman wearing a blazer is crossing her arms and smiling. She's standing in a lab environment, and next to her are four black cylinders, approximately 10 inches in diameter, win imaging instrumentation inside.

As Reflective Satellites Fill the Skies, UA Students Make Sure Astronomers Can Adapt

University of Arizona engineering students have completed the first comprehensive brightness study to characterize mega-constellation satellites cluttering the skies.
Two men stand in a large indoor space with concrete floors, holding a white sailplane about 7 feet long and with a 12 foot wingspan.

Engineers Design Motorless Sailplanes for Mars Exploration

A concept developed by University of Arizona aerospace experts and a NASA planetary scientist takes inspiration from albatross flight to learn more about the Red Planet's atmosphere and geology.