Did You Know? 9 Astronauts are UTSI Alumni
Nine astronauts, including the current commander of the International Space Station, are graduates of the University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma. Three notable astronauts studied at UTSI, but did not receive their degrees there and one notable astronaut graduated for the UT College of Medicine.
MABE UTSI professor to join Icebreaker cruise to North Pole
MABE Associate Professor Steve Brooks will be onboard our Nation’s largest Icebreaker, the Coast Guard Ship “Healy”, Aug. 6 to Oct. 10, 2015 when the ship makes its first trip to the North Pole. Steve will investigate the transport and deposition of air pollutants to the Arctic Ocean. This cruise represents only the second time that a U.S. ship will venture this far into the Arctic sea ice.