UTSI alumnus Scott Kelly will perform a six-hour space walk to repair the International Space Station.
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The committee that has been searching to fill the position of executive director for the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma has identified two finalists. The campus community is invited to view webcasts of public forums given by the finalists.
UT astronaut Scott Kelly spoke via a White House blog about why images of Earth resonate with people.
Steve Brooks recently spoke to the American Geophysical Union about what lower mercury levels in the arctic would mean.
UT alumnus Barry Wilmore gained world fame after spending six months on the International Space Station and continues to be a local favorite now that he’s returned.
Scott Kelly will begin a one-year mission in space later this week, giving UT an impressive span of being represented almost eighteen consecutive months in space.
UT alumnus Scott Kelly is gaining a lot of attention for his upcoming mission. CNN, Time Magazine, and CBS News have featured him in stories, and he is a guest of honor at the State of the Union address.
University of Tennessee Space Institute H.H. Arnold Chair John Schmisseur was recently honored by Purdue University as one of that school’s Outstanding Aerospace Engineer alumni for 2014.
Competition, fun, and a little information will be on tap Thursday as some of the top high school students in East Tennessee arrive on campus for the College of Engineering’s annual Engineers Day. All undergraduate classes will be dismissed for the day so that UT faculty, staff and students can interact with the visitors, more than 1,700 of whom will be attending this year.
The Wall Street Journal interviewed alumnus Barry “Butch” Wilmore about watching Southeastern Conference football in space. Wilmore, a NASA astronaut, is launching into space next week where he will takeover as expedition commander in November. He has arranged to have games recorded and uplinked as computer files through a DVR-like setup for astronauts. Some of