Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering

The Guggenheim School boasts one of the oldest and largest aerospace programs in the country. Whether you want to build and fly all types of aircraft or dream of going into space, the School’s focus on problem-solving can propel you into a rewarding career with many top aerospace firms, startups, and government research labs.

Students in this program learn the fundamentals of engineering sciences in addition to specialty areas, which include aerodynamics, aircraft and spacecraft structures, flight mechanics and control, avionics, propulsion, and the design of aerospace systems.

Illustration of lunar flashlight satellite in space with the solar system in the background.

Launch Your Dreams

Georgia Tech is the only university in the nation that owns and controls an interplanetary spacecraft.

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three students in lab gear test the components of a propulsion system

Students test a cubesat propulsion system developed in Professor Glenn Lightsey’s lab. The satellite launched on NASA’s Artemis I mission.

A student inspects the low-speed wind tunnel, a state-of-the-art facility for experimental research.

A student inspects the low-speed wind tunnel, a state-of-the-art facility for experimental research.

Karen Feigh and a student gather data in a medevac simulation

Ph.D. student Richard Agbeyibor and Professor Karen Feigh gather data from a medevac simulator.