Alexandra Long

Location of Origin: 
Spring, TX
Candidate Type: 
PhD Candidate
Student Type: 
Graduate Research Assistant

Alexandra is working on designing and developing an aerodynamically stable drag sail to deorbit small satellites from Low Earth Orbit. Her research includes prototype testing for a 1/10 scale version that will be launched on a tech demonstration mission with a team from Purdue University called the Aerodynamic Deorbit Experiment. Alexandra is advised by Dr. Glenn Lightsey.

Student Name: 
Alexandra Long