Tag: shuttle

NASA astronaut tells new S&T grads that ‘the sky is not the limit’

Posted by on May 5, 2012

Commence_thumb.jpgNASA astronaut Sandra Magnus delivered two commencement addresses at Missouri University of Science and Technology, May 4 and May 5. She told the new graduates that “the sky is not the limit, trust me.”

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NASA astronaut to speak at S&T’s commencement ceremonies

Posted by on April 20, 2012

NASA astronaut Sandra Magnus will be the commencement speaker during two graduation ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this spring.

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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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S&T grad to blog from space

Posted by on November 10, 2008

NASA astronaut Sandra Magnus, a Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate, is scheduled to launch into orbit aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on Nov. 14. The space shuttle will drop Magnus off at the International Space Station for a four-month stay, during which time she will be contributing to a Missouri S&T blog aimed at getting more kids interested in science.

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UMR bringing hydrogen fuel to rural Missouri

Posted by on August 2, 2007

Cleaner transportation is coming to rural Missouri, thanks to a joint effort among the University of Missouri-Rolla, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration, National University Transportation Center, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the Defense Logistics Agency.

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