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Hypersonics Project Aims to Transform Sensing for High-Speed Vehicles
NASA and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research are backing a team of four universities, led by The University of Texas at Austin, in a project to re-define sensing and analysis of hypersonic vehicles, which can travel at least five times the speed of sound and potentially revolutionize space and air travel.  
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From Our Department Chair, Clint Dawson

2020 has been challenging, to say the least. Yet our faculty, students and staff have remained determined and resilient. I hope you'll take some time to learn more about the important work they have been doing as we close out the year. I wish you and your loved ones a peaceful holiday season and look forward to the day we can all gather together in person at our beautiful home on the Forty Acres. And please remember to keep in touch!
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