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Need to Know
Life of the Mind 2016
Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight
by Associate Professor of English Margaret Lazarus Dean
Preparing STEM majors to transform the lives of Tennessee children
Meet Scott Kelly
Retired NASA Commander
A UT Space Institute alumnus, he served in a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station to help study long-term living in space and spent 520 days in orbit across six missions, more than any other American.