Astronaut Randy “Komrade” Bresnik flew to the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket today, the latest chapter in UT’s 35-year track record with NASA flight missions. Bresnick earned his master’s degree in aviation systems from UT Knoxville through the UT Space Institute program in 2002. He is the 10th alumnus to complete a NASA mission in space.
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A group of students from UT and a trio of Knoxville high schools will get an out of this world opportunity Wednesday to chat with an astronaut on the International Space Station.
CNN broke down how Kelly’s year-long mission in space is influencing future NASA missions.
Scott Kelly underwent changes at a genetic level during his year in space.
UTSI welcomed a group of students from Franklin County High School for a day learning about STEM education.
Mark Whorton has been named the new executive director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma.
Finalists are being selected in the search for a new director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma and will lead public forums for faculty and staff in the next few weeks.
The UT Space Institute has resumed its search for a new director to replace the retiring Buddy Moore.
NASA Commander Scott Kelly, a UT graduate, returned to Earth from his one-year mission aboard the International Space Station late Tuesday.
Scott Kelly recently took time to answer questions from space via Tumblr.