NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recognizes LSU ME Alumni with 2015 Explorer
Awards for scientific and technical excellence:
Harish Manohara - cited "For excellence in leadership and interaction with industry and the development
of advanced dual use technology."
Keith Comeaux - cited "For outstanding leadership in the planning and implementation of SMAP's
system test and launch vehicle interface test campaign." SMAP is the Soil Moisture
Active Passive satellite that launched Feb 1, 2015.