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Horn to chair space and aeronautics subcommittee, boosts state’s role in space policy

Abigail Bitterman

March 7, 2019

WASHINGTON — Rep. Kendra Horn was named chair of the subcommittee on space and aeronautics, giving the state’s lone Democrat a chance to use her background in space policy while helping one of Oklahoma’s leading industries. Aerospace and aviation is Oklahoma’s second largest industry, said V...

Sooner rover research preps for second round of testing

Sooner rover research preps for second round of testing

Victor Pozadas

September 29, 2018

A research team at the University of Oklahoma Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department is planning to have their mock space rover operational for their second of testing later this month. The team continually works to find efficient ways to remotely communicate with the rover with as little resources...

OU Student Shoots for the Stars

Eman Beck

Luke Schumacher

September 15, 2017

In a day and age that desires more women in STEM fields, an OU student is participating in a year-long mentorship sponsored by NASA to become more equipped to teach future students about science. Eman Beck, a chemical biosciences major, is getting certification in secondary science education. She first...

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