Our Mission

“To provide Mississippi State University and the country with leading-edge research, development, and testing of manned/unmanned flight vehicles and composite materials while facilitating the educational goals of the University and the economic development goals of the State.”

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Our People

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Our Facilities

The Raspet Flight Research Laboratory consists of two building facilities located on the North end of Bryan Field (KSTF) in Starkville, Mississippi.  Raspet Building #1 houses the Advanced Composites Institute in a 35,000 sq. ft. composites research and experimentation center. Raspet Building #2 houses the Raspet Director, research staff, flight crew, aircraft assets, and all research and operational equipment in the 55,000 sq. ft. multi-use Raspet headquarters.

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Our History

Raspet remains true to its heritage by leading the nation in the latest and most challenging frontier of experimental aviation – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

Raspet's History

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Work With Us

Explore what makes MSSTATE exceptional. We are positive you’ll find your place at Mississippi State in an atmosphere that welcomes all, cultivates academic excellence, and celebrates service to local communities and throughout the world.