In this episode of Sustainability in the Air podcast, faculty member John-Paul Clarke speaks with SimpliFlying CEO, Shashank Nigam, and explains how Hydrogen can help airlines reach their net-zero goals. 

Distinguished alumnus Michael Suffredini, President & CEO of Axiom Space, leads the first private astronaut team to the International Space Station.


In this episode of the “Nano Matters” podcast, Nanshu Lu, Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin, discusses her work using nanotechnology to design wear-and-forgettable biosensors that can monitor a person’s health.

Space might be the final frontier, but some of its exploration is starting right here in Central Texas. Read the full story in the Austin American Statesman about the burgeoning of the aerospace industry in Austin and the surrounding area.

Clint Dawson is featured in this piece on his collaborative research project funded by the Department of Energy to better predict coastal flooding using AI and machine learning.

Moriba Jah's AstriaGraph, which tracks orbital debris, is featured in this Computer Weekly piece.

The United States Space Force signed a memorandum of understanding with UT Austin to help secure America’s future in space through cutting edge research and training of the next generation of Space Force recruits, known as Guardians.

Alumnus Brent Barbee comments on his work as an aerospace engineer on NASA's new DART mission, humankind's first planetary defense experiment.

Moriba Jah, a space environmentalist and expert in tracking orbital space debris, has a new role as the chief scientific adviser at Steve Wozniak's space startup, Privateer.

Moriba Jah's work to raise awareness about orbital debris is featured in this Alcalde piece.

Clint Dawson's hurricane modeling is mentioned in this Houston Chronicle piece covering the Ike Dike plan.

Moriba Jah weighs in on this article about a private company that completed a first successful test of its orbital debris trash collector.

This Washington Post Creative Group story features several of our students who are participating in the Texas Rocket Engineering Laboratory (TREL), with the goal of becoming the first student team to build and launch a liquid-propelled rocket to the edge of space.

Todd Humphreys weighs in on the confusion at sea this summer caused by falsifying the location of 100+ ships near Ukraine and Russia in this NPR Morning Edition newscast.

Moriba Jah joined Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice on Tyson's StarTalk series to discuss the space junk problem and how to manage objects in orbit.