The Longhorn Rocketry Association participated in its second international competition at Spaceport America Cup this summer, placing 9th overall and 8th in their category.

Professor Emeritus Byron Tapley was selected to receive the 2018 NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, NASA’s highest honor awarded to any non-government individual.

Alumna Pooja Jesrani is one of six women and men selected to NASA's 2018 class of mission control flight directors.

Moriba K. Jah has been elected a corresponding member of the International Academy of Astronautics for his recognized contributions to astronautics.

Aerospace engineering senior Jonathan Markel has been named a 2018-19 Brumley Next Generation Scholar by the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law.