2018 SSP Military Field Trip

Recently, a group of twenty MIT students, military fellows, faculty members and staff returned from the annual SSP field trip. During five days of travel through the southwestern United States, the group visited facilities operated by all four branches of the US armed forces.


2018 Doolittle Award Ceremony

The 2018 General James Doolittle Award for contributions to American Air Power was presented to David W. Thompson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Orbital ATK at a dinner held April 10, 2018. Mr. Thompson’s address, “The Role of Space Systems in National Security,” outlined both the history of space systems, and the need for continued innovation in both the civilian and military sectors.


2018 Consuls General Briefing

Several members of the SSP faculty took part in the MIT Center for International Studies second annual Consuls General Briefing, held at the Samberg Center on April 10, 2018.