Whether it's investigating ways to preserve the security of GPS signals or developing new types of receivers, the field of radionavigation is ripe with possibility.

Aerospace engineering graduate student Henri Kjellberg's moment of clarity came during his undergraduate co-op experience working for United Space Alliance at NASA Johnson Space Center's (JSC) neutral buoyancy lab. He noticed something about the employees with the most exciting jobs.

This may be Annie Lum's first semester in the Aerospace program, but she has wasted no time in making the nanosatellite lab her home.

The decision to come to The University of Texas at Austin was a natural one for Julian Hallai, an engineering mechanics PhD candidate in his fifth year.

"Of course we all have our limits, but how can you possibly find your boundaries unless you explore as far and as wide as you possibly can? I would rather fail in an attempt at something new and uncharted than safely succeed in a repeat of something I have done."