Topic: Robert Bishop

A crossroads in outer space: Two perspectives

March 4, 2010
A crossroads in outer space: Two perspectives

In light of recent announcements about NASA's future, two aerospace engineering professors, Drs. Robert Bishop and Wallace Fowler, offer their outlook for space exploration.

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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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NASA Astronaut Stephanie Wilson to Discuss Space Shuttle Journeys

Feb. 24, 2009

Event: NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson, an engineering alumnus who is the second black woman to have flown in space, will speak on her shuttle experiences. The title of her speech is "Space Construction of the International Space Station: A Personal Journey."

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Aerospace chairman appointed to serve in space consortium

Feb. 1, 2009
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.

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