Aaron Ridley

Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering


Aaron Ridley is a Professor of Space Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan who researches the near-Earth space environment through the creation of large-scale models. He has been the Principal Investigator of three CubeSat satellite missions and was the Constellation Scientist for the 8-satellite NASA CYGNSS mission that measures winds over the oceans. He has taught classes on high-altitude ballooning, CubeSat design, space science, and rocket science.