Tag: Jim Voss

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,…




Lifetime Achievement Award honors two Auburn Engineering alumni

Each year, the Auburn Alumni Association recognizes individuals with its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award. Established in 2001, the award highlights Auburn alumni accomplishments. In 2016, four recipients, including two Auburn Engineering alumni, were honored for exceptional achievements in their professional lives, personal integrity and stature and service to the university. Jim Voss, ’72…




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…