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University of Houston - Clear Lake
News Release
Thursday, July 07, 2011

“Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering legacies of the Space Shuttle 1971-2010”


HOUSTON — University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples was presented a copy of “Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering legacies of the Space Shuttle 1971-2010” by one of the book’s co-editors and director for University Partnerships at NASA Johnson Space Center Kamlesh Lulla.


The book showcases the scientific and engineering accomplishment of the Space Shuttle program.

UH-Clear Lake, which was created because of growth in the Clear Lake area during the formation of NASA Johnson Space Center in the late 1960s and early 1970s, has maintained a strong relationship with NASA Johnson Space Center.


In addition to working with them to establish programs and sharing resources, UH-Clear Lake’s Alfred R. Neumann Library serves as a home to the Johnson Space Center History Collection.


University of Houston-Clear Lake offers 40 undergraduate and 45 graduate degree programs, including a doctoral program, from its four schools, which include the School of Business, School of Education, School of Human Sciences and Humanities, and School of Science and Computer Engineering. For more UH-Clear Lake news and information, visit UH-Clear Lake’s newsroom,, or follow UH-Clear Lake on Facebook,, and Twitter,

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