Topic: Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Aerospace Students Devising Mission to Mars

Oct. 8, 2013
Aerospace Students Devising Mission to Mars

How do you get to Mars? Follow the Mars Research Group, a team of students developing a mission proposal for NASA. They're just the newest Longhorns studying space.

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Spoofing a Superyacht at Sea

July 30, 2013
Spoofing a Superyacht at Sea

Todd Humphreys and a research team from the Cockrell School "spoofed" a yacht using a custom-made GPS device. Learn why marine spoofing is a big concern. [Video]

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UT Austin Researchers Successfully Spoof an $80 million Yacht at Sea

July 29, 2013

This summer, a radio navigation research team from The University of Texas at Austin set out to discover whether they could subtly coerce a 213-foot yacht off its course, using a custom-made GPS device.

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3...2...1...Liftoff!

April 29, 2013
3...2...1...Liftoff!

Members of the WIALD student group sent Bevo the Dragon and other payloads beyond the clouds, retrieving images and other data. Watch a video.

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ARMADILLO Wins National Satellite Prize

Feb. 1, 2013
ARMADILLO Wins National Satellite Prize

The winning team from the university's Satellite Design Lab will be honored Feb. 4 with a tower lighting. Their satellite, ARMADILLO, will launch in 2014 or 2015.

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