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Space and Planetary Sciences

Research in space and planetary sciences spans many disciplines and four departments at Cornell. Nine planetary scientists are in the Department of Astronomy while 2 faculty members specializing in planetary geology and geophysics are in the Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) department. Space scientists (those studying the upper atmosphere and near-space region) are in the EAS and in Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) departments. Spacecraft systems engineers are in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE).

Research Area Faculty

The faculty researchers in this area exemplify the collaborative nature of the work done at Cornell Engineering.

Research Area Field Faculty

Faculty researchers from Cornell's several campuses contribute to this research area.

Research Groups