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50 Years of Space Innovation

space walk The University of Tennessee has achieved 50 years of space research, exploration, and outreach. Our impressive list of accomplishments–from the founding of the UT Space Institute in 1964 to the NASA Curiosity Rover missions in 2012 to current innovative materials research involving 3-D printing for space vehicles and other space-related technology-continue to evolve as the US space mission expands.

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