In cooperation with the Texas Engineering Experiment Station and faculty at Texas A&M University, VectorNav will be developing a ground-based simulation system that will address the problem of removing debris from low Earth orbit.
XCOR and the TEES Space Engineering Research Center have signed an agreement that will enable SERC to fly microgravity experiments on Lynx and also provide third-party services for other microgravity experimenters.
Dr. Dennis O'Neal, TEES deputy director and a researcher in the Mechanical Engineering Division, has been selected to receive two awards from the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) for a paper published in 2011.
Electrical engineering researcher Dr. Le Xie has received the prestigious NSF CAREER Award for his energy research that could have a transformative impact on engineering sustainable electricity services of the future.