Tag: astronaut

Shining star

Auburn astronaut Jim Voss, ’72 aerospace engineering, received the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Haley Space Flight Award for his performance in space flight, space station assembly, leadership in spacecraft design and dedication to space education. Its highest honor, the award was presented at the AIAA SPACE and Astronautics Forum. A native of Opelika,…




Have a seat . . . in space

Auburn Engineering’s influence expands beyond the borders of Alabama, and even the country. David Brown, a doctoral student at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia, is using research and technical documents from aerospace engineering students and Auburn alumnus and “Auburnaut” Jim Voss, ’72 aerospace engineering, that were used to develop a next-generation space seat at Auburn…