Alumnus Dan Johnston, Project Manager for NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), says they are finding ways to extend the spacecraft's life, which has already doubled its planned mission life since launching in 2005.

Dr. Srinivas Bettadpur has been named director of the Center for Space Research at the Cockrell School of Engineering.

Alumnus Alan Stern, lead PI for the New Horizons Mission, is featured in this NASA Gravity Assist podcast.

Associate professor Moriba Jah spoke with Fox 7 News about his research on tracking and cataloging space satellites and debris orbiting Earth as well as the growing problem of space traffic management.

Professor David Goldstein was interviewed by the Daily Texan following a pop-up institute held on the UT campus to explore extraplanetary habitability.