Q&A: NASA Astronaut, UTD Alum

Q&A: NASA Astronaut, UTD Alum

UTD graduate Jim Reilly completed his doctorate in geoscience in 1995. He then went on to join NASA. During his 13 years at the organization and three space missions, Reilly traveled over 14 million miles in space and completed 31 hours of spacewalk time. He is now an instructor for...

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Alumnus applies to NASA

Alumnus applies to NASA

Alumnus John Thurmond is applying to the NASA astronaut program for the first time. He was inspired by former NASA astronaut and alumnus Jim Reilly whose similar background and experience encouraged Thurmond to pursue his dream. Last year was the first time Thurmond was able to apply to the program...

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