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Digitizing history

Nearly 50 years after the Apollo space missions, UTD researchers are digitizing audio recording from the Apollo and Gemini missions. Professor John Hansen,...

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Q&A: NASA Astronaut, UTD Alum

UTD graduate Jim Reilly completed his doctorate in geoscience in 1995. He then went on to join NASA. During his 13 years at...

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Alumnus applies to NASA

Alumnus John Thurmond is applying to the NASA astronaut program for the first time. He was inspired by former NASA astronaut and alumnus...

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UTD team cleared for landing

Engineers build anchor to assist asteroid project Correction: In a previous version of this story, James Carter’s title was incorrectly stated. The Mercury...


The Final Frontier

UTD graduate overcomes obstacles, lives out dream of working for NASA In fifth grade, a precocious Christina Deoja stood on her tiptoes and...


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