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
A quiet peninsula on the shores of a rural lake in middle Tennessee might have seemed an unlikely spot to create one of the nation’s leading science facilities in 1964.
One of UT’s most world-renowned components celebrates a milestone soon, and the public is invited to join in the fun.
Former NASA astronaut and UT graduate Henry W. Hartsfield, Jr. died on July 17 after an illness. He was eighty years old.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured an article on Barry “Butch” Wilmore, a UT graduate, who will take command of the International Space Station in November.
UT alumnus and NASA astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore will command the next crew to launch to the International Space Station.
Joseph Majdalani, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and the H. H. Arnold Chair of Excellence in Advanced Propulsion at the UTSI, was honored at the annual award luncheon, hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Tennessee Section.
For the fourth year in a row, Professor Joe Majdalani’s teams at the University of Tennessee Space Institute have won best papers at the sixty-fourth American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Southeastern Regional Student Conference. The UTSI teams competed against more than 200 graduate and undergraduate students in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Joseph Majdalani, the Arnold Chair of Excellence in Advanced Propulsion at the UT Space Institute, was honored with the Abe M. Zarem Educator Award at the fifty-first Aerospace Sciences Meeting. UTSI graduate student Charles Haddad was also honored with the Abe M. Zarem Award for Distinguished Achievement in Astronautics.
Christian Parigger, associate professor of physics at the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma, wants to advance the fight against cancer. His big idea: develop a technology that goes on a “seek and destroy” mission for cancerous tumors. His invention uses a femtosecond laser to focus in on a specific region to find and acutely map a tumor.