Friday, January 3, 2014

Rensselaer Alumnus Completes Spacewalk on Christmas Eve

What exciting things did you do over the holidays? Rensselaer alumnus, Rick Mastracchio (’87 M.S. Mechanical Engineering – Hartford Campus), completed a second spacewalk to install a spare ammonia pump module on the International Space Station. According to NASA, “The Christmas Eve spacewalk lasted seven hours and 30 minutes.” Mastracchio is a flight engineer aboard the ISS for Expedition 38.

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