The MIT Kavli Institute paves the way for new developments in space- & ground-based astrophysics. Our faculty, research staff, and students develop technology & instrumentation with a focus on an engineering and technical core.
Researchers at The Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research explore extreme and unusual phenomena found beyond the Earth including extrasolar planets, black holes, neutron stars, and distant galaxies and clusters of galaxies.
David Miller is Director of MIT's Space Systems Laboratory and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is an MIT Kavli Institute Affiliated Faculty member. Please refer to Professor Miller's profile on the Aero/Astro departmental website for additional information.