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Engineering Students to Launch Hand-Built Satellite

Engineering Students to Launch Hand-Built Satellite

Two satellites designed and constructed by students at The University of Texas at Austin will be launched on Nov. 19 on the first student-developed mission in which satellites will orbit and communicate with each other in real-time.

Engineers Find New “Lake,” Prompting Emergency Floodwater Release from Falcon Dam

The Center for Space Research at The University of Texas at Austin has discovered that a 200-square-mile lake has formed in the Rio Grande Basin of northern Mexico, threatening residents of Starr County and others in the Rio Grande Valley. Gordon Wells, a research engineer with the center, has been closely monitoring the engineering research…   » Continue Reading