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One Giant Leap For Plant-kind: VT Soil Judging Team Grows Vegetables In Lunar Soil

Members of the VT Soil Judging team participate in a NASA crowdsource project to experiment with different techniques for growing plants in lunar soil; a process that will be important for potential…

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Virginia Tech remembers Chris Kraft '44

Chris Kraft '44, NASA’s first flight director and a pioneer who led multiple space missions, died Monday in Houston. He was 95 years old.Across the nation, he is remembered as the face of…

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A tribute to Chris Kraft ’44

This archive video honors the memory of Chris Kraft, a Virginia Tech alumnus who received his degree in aeronautical engineering. Kraft was NASA’s first flight director and was instrumental in…

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Why shoot for the moon when you can shoot for Mars?

Dylan Fraley, an aerospace engineering major from Wisconsin, has his sights set on Mars. When he was a kid, he would look at planes and wonder how they flew. Today, he believes he will live to see a…

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Senior design team steps up to NASA Student Launch Initiative

A group of seniors in Virginia Tech's engineering science and mechanics undergraduate program is stepping up to the challenge of their capstone design project in a big way. Through the NASA…

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Geosciences professor awaits data from Mars explorer

Virginia Tech professor Scott King with the Department of Geosciences in the College of Science, watched NASA’s new InSight lander as it touched down on Mars Nov. 26. King is part of one of the…

From  Dawn Jefferies 2 likes 87 plays