Space travelers: TSTC students will have special experience

HARLINGEN — Space is going to get a lot closer for some Rio Grande Valley students.

Valley International Airport, Texas State Technical College and the Harlingen Economic Development Corp. are teaming up to send 20 students to Houston on April 14 for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Johnson Space Center.

At the SpaceCom Conference in Houston in November, NASA engineers were impressed with the Harlingen Aerotropolis Propulsion Test Center 3D Renderings created by TSTC students enrolled in the architectural design and engineering graphics technology program, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) degree program.

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