Promoting Commercial Space

Protecting SpaceFlight Participants

Through System Safety and Mission Assurance


This is the website of Michael T. Kezirian,  Adjunct Associate Professor at the Viterbi School of Engineering in Astronautical Engineering.

Dr. Kezirian's research is in the area of space exploration, system safety, university research and spacecraft propulsion systems, particularly composite overwrapped pressure vessels (COPV).  

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Great American Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017:  USC balloon team launched two balloons into Earth's stratosphere to measure atmospheric composition and its changes when the big light turned off!

Great American Solar eclipse

Century Fathom

Century Fathom is creating innovation in the Energy Sector.  By applying NASA space technology, Century Fathom has found a safe, sustainable, and economic method to produce natural gas from deep ocean environments. 

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