As we enter 2010, the Longhorn Rocket Association (LRA) continues to grow in numbers and aspirations. With membership approaching 50, the LRA is expanding its projects to new levels. As always we continue to hold smaller model rocket launches at the Pickle Research Center.

When Dr. Armand Chaput noticed last year how few women were in his aircraft design class, he wanted to know why—and how the department could address the disparity.

 Placing well above schools like MIT and Georgia Tech, the two University of Texas Design-Build-Fly teams from the Aerospace Engineering Department recently showed the world what Texans already knew: Longhorns know airplanes.

The UT Austin chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is hosting:
“Richard Garriott:  Man on a Mission”

Thomas Hughes has been elected to Foreign Associate of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.