Tag: Sandra Magnus

Space pioneer Sandra Magnus goes off script with S&T scholars

Posted by on March 22, 2022

When Heath St. Denis applied for a Chancellor’s Scholarship at Missouri S&T, his essay was about former NASA astronaut and S&T alumna Dr. Sandra Magnus, a two-time S&T graduate who served aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and flew on the final space shuttle mission. Astronauts are the finest scientists out there, according to St. […]

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Former NASA astronaut to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 14, 2022

Dr. Sandra Magnus, a former NASA astronaut who was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering, will talk about her career in engineering and space when she presents “Beyond the Horizon” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7. The talk will be held in-person and on Zoom from Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets, on the Missouri S&T campus. The event is open to the public. Admission is free, but reservations are required for in-person attendance.

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Dr. Sandra Magnus, S&T grad and former NASA astronaut, elected to National Academy of Engineering

Posted by on February 10, 2022

Dr. Sandra Magnus, a two-time graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology and former NASA astronaut who spent over four months on the International Space Station and flew on the final space shuttle mission, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the NAE announced Wednesday. Election to the NAE is one […]

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NASA astronaut to speak as part of Space Week Nov. 4

Posted by on October 31, 2016

Dr. Sandra Magnus, executive director of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and former NASA astronaut, will speak about space-related topics as part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Space Week.

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Reaching for the stars

Posted by on August 30, 2005

It’s become an American cliche, the familiar answer to a question asked of American schoolkids everywhere in the 1960s and ’70s. What do you want to be when you grow up? the teacher would ask. The less inspired among us would recite the usual answers: firefighters, doctors, police officers. But there were always other children […]

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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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