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Aerospace engineer from NASA to present in Booth Library

Staff Report

February 26, 2019

An aerospace engineer from NASA will present “Orion: Back to the Moon and Beyond” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 4440 of Booth Library, in an event that is free and open to the public. The presentation by Ann Over, NASA aerospace engineer and deputy manager for the European Service Module Integration ...

NASA ambassador visits campus

Maya Hunter, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2019

James Knapper, a NASA solar system ambassador, gave a presentation on current and planned expeditions to Mars and the impacts of extended space travel on astronauts manning such missions. The event, titled “Biological Effects on the Human Body During Spaceflight,” was part of the Department of...

‘Hidden Figures’ highlights unsung heroines

January 9, 2017

Even when faced with the double-edged sword of racism and sexism, Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson’s courage, wit and strength depicted in the film “Hidden Figures,” helped NASA accomplish groundbreaking aircraft launches and landings. Based in segregated Virginia during the...

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