Solar Eclipse

Great American Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

The USC balloon team launched two high altitude balloons into Earth's stratosphere to measure atmospheric composition and its changes when the moon crossed in front of the sun.

Photo courtesy of Dave Norman.

Aerocene Solar Baloon

We launched a solar balloon over the lava field at Craters of the Moon National Monument.

USC NASA Solar Eclipse Project

Working with the NASA Montana Space Grant Program, USC students launched a high altitude balloon that streamed video of the solar eclipse.

CBS Local News

CBS2 in Los Angeles covered the USC team in preparation for the solar eclipse.

USC Innovate Armenia

Scientists, musicians, entrepreneurs, humanitarians and public intellectuals gathered at University of Southern California for the INNOVATE ARMENIA festival, held on September 23, 2017. 

The event was sponsored by the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies.