Anderson completes third spacewalk

AerE graduate Clay Anderson has now completed three spacewalks as a flight engineer working on the International Space Station (ISS).  On August 15, Anderson and Rick Mastracchio, flight specialist from the space shuttle Endeavour, worked outside of the space station for about five hours rearranging equipment to prepare for the addition of a new section … Continue reading Anderson completes third spacewalk

Anderson completes third spacewalk

AerE graduate Clay Anderson has now completed three spacewalks as a flight engineer working on the International Space Station (ISS).  On August 15, Anderson and Rick Mastracchio, flight specialist from the space shuttle Endeavour, worked outside of the space station for about five hours rearranging equipment to prepare for the addition of a new section … Continue reading Anderson completes third spacewalk

Alums contribute to NASA mission

Three aerospace engineering alums—Clay Anderson, MS’83, astronaut; LeRoy Cain, BS’88, space shuttle launch integration manager; and Joel Montalbano, BS’88, flight director—are key figures in NASA’s current missions to the International Space Station (ISS). Anderson arrived on the ISS in June aboard space shuttle Atlantis. He is a flight engineer for Exhibition 15 and will remain … Continue reading Alums contribute to NASA mission

Alum guides Endeavour mission

Joel Montalbano, an Iowa State aerospace engineering alum and NASA flight director since 1999, is the lead space station flight director for space shuttle Endeavor’s mission (STS-118) to the International Space Station (ISS). A native of Chicago, Montalbano earned his BS at Iowa State in 1988. He has been at the Johnson Space Center for … Continue reading Alum guides Endeavour mission