WISDM Speaker

Cadence Payne, MS

Aeronautics and Astronautics | Aeronautics and Astronautics
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Speaking (Panel), Mentoring, Speaking (Presentation), Press Commentary, Startup Team Engagement, Academic Collaborations

About Cadence

Cadence Payne is a 4th year PhD student in the department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a member of the Space Telecommunications, Astronomy, and Radiation Laboratory. Her research focuses on technology development for small spacecraft called CubeSats that observe the Earth. Her current projects involve CubeSats that probe Radio Frequency emission from the Earth's aurora, as well as missions that provide data for climate and weather monitoring via ocean observations. Her ultimate goal is performing meaningful work in the Aerospace industry to support climate change mitigation techniques.Cadence is also a co-founder of Aero Astro's AeroAfro, the president of ACME, and co-events chair for the Black Graduate Student Association.

STEM Keywords

aerospace, aerospace engineering, earth science, oceanography, space exploration, space mission design, space systems, spacecraft design

Country of Origin

United States

Cadence's Innovation Activities

Recent Venture Activity

Enoir Power Technologies

Cadence In the News

AeroAstro announces graduate fellowships for women and other underrepresented students

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Career Girls: Cadence Payne. Space Systems Engineer

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Casual Space Podcast Features the Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program

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Cadence Awards

MIT's Graduate Women of Excellence

GEM National Consortium Fellowship Recipient

Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Recipient