AER E Alum, Clayton Anderson, prepares to return to space

Clay Anderson (MSAerE’83), the first Iowa State alum to become an astronaut, is scheduled to return to space April 5 onboard space shuttle Discovery. During the 14-15 day STS-131 mission, Anderson will conduct three six-and-one-half-hour space walks. You can find out what the preparation is like for a space mission by checking out Anderson’s training journals and also following him on Twitter.