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USU Physicist Leads NASA-funded ISS Project


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USU Physicist Mike Taylor

USU physicist Mike Taylor is the principal investigator of a NASA Explorers Program Missions of Opportunity Small Complete Missions grant to USU’s Space Dynamics Laboratory to develop the Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE) project. Taylor, together with SDL colleagues; USU co-investigators Jeff Forbes, adjunct professor; Science Dean and Physics Professor Maura Hagan; research scientists Dominique Pautet and Yucheng Zhao, and  graduate students, will conduct a detailed “Phase A” concept study to develop the design for an advanced infrared temperature mapper to fly on the International Space Station.

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