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Manchester's CanSat Success 2017

The CanSat (can-sized satellite) competition is organised annually by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the American Astronautical Society.  This year, Manchester's CanSat Project team placed 6th out of an intitial 87 entries around the world. Read about the team's successes here  

UK Space Conference 2017

The University of Manchester Aerospace Research Institute will be exhibiting at the UK Space Conference 2017, which this year will be held in Manchester at the Central Convention Complex, 30th May - 1st June. Full details available at the conference's dedicated website.  Click here

Graphene/epoxy nano-composites

Researchers from the University of Manchester have shown the influence of pre- and post- dispersion on the properties of GNP-enhanced epoxy.  Read more here

Visit from the National Aerospace University, KhAI

In December 2016 the University of Manchester's Aerospace Research Institute received a British Council in Ukraine sponsored visit of representatives from the National Aerospace University "KhAI" (Kharkiv, Ukraine).  Read more here

School of Materials Blog

Click here to view the Aerospace Research Institute's feature on the University of Manchester School of Materials Blog. 

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