Thanks to UCLA graduate student, a lunar honor for explorer Matthew Henson

Thanks to a UCLA graduate student, a crater on the moon is now named for the famed Arctic explorer¬†Matthew Henson. In 1909, Henson, a Black man, became one of the first people in recorded history to stand at the North Pole. The naming honor was bestowed by the International Astronomical Union. But it was Jordan … Read more

UCLA Engineering Doctoral Candidate Leads Training Program in Mars Simulation

Dylan Dickstein, a Ph.D. candidate in aerospace engineering, is back to everyday life on Earth after leading a two-week Martian simulation experiment this past spring. Dickstein, who is expected to obtain his doctoral degree this fall from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, successfully commanded a multidisciplinary team of six students and recent graduates from … Read more