Topic: Autonomous

University of Texas at Austin 'Picosatellite' To Be Launched from Space Shuttle To Begin Milestone Small-Satellite Mission

June 9, 2009

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 AandM University engineering students will be launched into orbit this month from Space Shutt

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Computer Scientist Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 8, 2008

Peter Stone, associate professor of computer sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on teams of mobile robots.

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