|Volume: 05, Issue: 18||11/14/2007|
Online Chats with a Former Astronaut and a Current AstronautSpace Explorers will host two chat events in the coming weeks:
1) Thursday, November 15th at 12:30 PM CST with former astronaut Dr. Anthony England
2) Tuesday, December 11th at 1:00 PM CST with current astronaut Dr. Ellen S. Baker.
Dr. England’s Biography:
Dr. England received a share of the President's Medal of Freedom (1970) for contributions to the safe recovery of Apollo 13, the NASA Outstanding Scientific Achievement Medal (1973) for contributions to Apollo 16, the U.S. Antarctic Medal (1979) for geophysical studies in Antarctica, the NASA Space Flight Medal (1985), the American Astronomical Society Space Flight Award (1986) for his flight on Spacelab 2, and the NASA Exceptional Service Medal (1988) for contributions to Space Station. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Earth Sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1965, and a Ph.D. in Geophysics from MIT in 1970. Currently, Dr. England serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan College of Engineering, as well as a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences. Outside of work Dr. England enjoys sailing and cross country skiing.
How to log in:
To learn more, visit Space Explorers' Online Chats Page. The chat information for Dr. Ellen S. Baker’s chat will be posted after Dr. England’s chat.
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