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Launch your future

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Aerospace engineers play a key role in the advancement of society, performing work that touches our lives in countless ways beyond aircraft and spacecraft design alone. 

With a stellar reputation and strong research focus that yields real-world breakthroughs, the University of Minnesota (UMN) Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) Department is the premier destination for transforming active learners into lifelong contributors.




weather balloon being inflated to carry payloads

Lately, everything’s up in the air

The University of Minnesota Stratospheric Ballooning Team is having a busy summer.
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Announcing AEM's new Alumni page

AEM is pleased to announce it has launched its own Alumni page as part of its recently redesigned website.