Aerospace chairman appointed to serve in space consortium

Robert H. Bishop, chairman of the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, has been appointed to serve as the associate director of the Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC), representing the university. The appointment also places Bishop on the consortium's board of directors. TSGC is a group of 43 institutions, including universities, industrial organizations, non-profit organizations and government agencies within Texas that are joined to ensure that the benefits of space research and technology are available to all Texans.