University of Texas at Austin ‘Picosatellite’ To Be Launched from Space Shuttle To Begin Milestone Small-Satellite Mission
In an initial step toward the first successful rendezvous and docking of very small satellites without human control, a pair of miniature "picosatellites" built by University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University engineering students will be launched into orbit this month from Space Shuttle Endeavour. In the process, the students will try to… » Continue Reading
Event: NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson, an engineering alumnus who is the second black woman to have flown in space, will speak on her shuttle experiences. The title of her speech is "Space Construction of the International Space Station: A Personal Journey."