CYPRESS — Congratulations on the recent success of the Lone Star College-CyFair Honors Engineering Team Calypso, one of 20 teams competing against primarily 4-year institutions at the Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge.

Winning second overall Top Design Team and first in Best Peer Review for their spacesuit quick release system design were members, from left, John Lentz, Alma Gallardo-Campos, Xavier Shockney (deputy team lead), Minh Thu Nguyen and Kyle Randall (team lead.) View all the space design presentations on the TSGC Design Challenge’s YouTube channel Team Calypso is now continuing to improve their prototype in preparation for the spring TSGC Design Challenge.​ Register for spring LSC-CyFair classes now at​

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