The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) mission operated by the Center for Space Research at The University of Texas at Austin has received the prestigious William T. Pecora Award for outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth through remote sensing.

The newly formed Longhorn Rocket Association, a student organization in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, held their inaugural launch at Pickle Research Center on Saturday, November 10.

A little over a year ago I asked you to join me in a project to create a compelling storybook illustrating the key contributions of our department to aerospace engineering.

There is no place like the United States of America. There is no place like Texas. There is no place like Austin. And, there is absolutely no place like The University of Texas at Austin!

University of Texas at Austin alumnus Stephanie Wilson, the second African-American female astronaut to fly in space, will make the trip a second time this fall.