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Iowa State’s Anderson returns to space

Clayton Anderson, who earned an Iowa State University master’s degree in aerospace engineering in 1983, blasted back into space aboard Space Shuttle Discovery early Monday, April 5. Anderson was scheduled to do three spacewalks during the 13-day Mission STS-131 to the International Space Station. In 2007, Anderson spent five months at the space station.

* See mission photos here.
* See a VISIONS magazine Q&A here.
* See Anderson’s preflight interview here.
* Follow Anderson on Twitter here.
* Read about the STS-131 mission here.
* Watch the launch of Discovery here.
* Watch Mission STS-131 on NASA TV here.
* Read RadioIowa‘s story here.
* Watch Anderson and the STS-131 crew bid farewell to the International Space Station here.
* Watch Discovery land here.