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Student Achievements

As a student in the Department of Physics, Earth Science and Space Systems Engineering, you'll have numerous opportunities to learn , not only after you graduate, but as you pursue your degree. Space Systems Engineering students have been awarded internships at premier research institutions and aerospace companies around the country, including:
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
  • NASA Glenn Research Center
  • MIT Haystack Observatory
  • M.I.T. Lincoln Labs
  • Rajant Corporation
  • Pumpkin, Inc.
  • University of Louisville Micro/Nano Technology Center
  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Mayo Clinic
  • ArduSat Inc
  • Canopus Systems

Watch this video from Kentucky Dataseam to learn about how leading tech companies seek out our students for exciting internship opportunities. 

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Space Systems Engineering and Master of Science in Space Systems Engineering are employed at NASA Centers and private sector aerospace companies, including:
  • NASA Johnson Space Center
  • NASA Glenn Research Center
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • M.I.T.
  • M.I.T. Lincoln Labs
  • M.I.T. Haystack Observatory
  • Raytheon
  • Lockheed-Martin
  • ViaSat
  • Tyvak, Inc.
  • L-3
  • Rajant Corporation
  • Space Micro, Inc
  • Space Dynamics Laboratory
  • A.I. Solutions
  • Aerotek
  • Amherst Systems, Inc.
  • NuWaves Inc.
  • UPS
  • Stober Drives Inc.
  • Mitsubishi