Tag: Atlantis

S&T grad to be on last shuttle mission

Posted by on July 11, 2011

The last space shuttle flight ever is scheduled to launch July 8, and a Missouri S&T grad is an important part of the mission. “It will only take about 8.5 minutes to get into our initial orbit,” says NASA Astronaut Sandra Magnus. “But it’s an exciting 8.5 minutes!”

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UMR graduate set to blast off

Posted by on October 4, 2002

UMR graduate Sandra Magnus and a crew of four other astronauts and one Russian cosmonaut are scheduled to lift off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Oct. 7 aboard the space shuttle Atlantis. This is Magnus’ first space flight.

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