Each year, the University of Texas at Austin AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) student chapter aims to build a Rube Goldberg machine, which is then presented at the University's Rube Goldberg Machine contest.
Assistant professor Sean M. Buckley and his students are using new satellite remote sensing techniques to provide scientists and urban planners with unprecedented spatial images of earth-surface movement over time.
When aerospace students actually get to see their designs fly in orbit, what new ideas are inspired? That question is answered by the FASTRAC team at The University of Texas at Austin, as their hands-on engineering project takes flight.
FASTRAC has won the University Nanosatellite-3 Competition and the University of Texas at Austin's student built satellite is going to be launched into space!
The Texas Spacecraft Lab (TSL) was selected in December as one of 12 finalists to compete in the University Nanosatellite-4 competition.