Astronaut Rick Mastracchio ’87 will have a long-distance question-and-answer session with students from his three alma maters–RPI, U Conn, and University of Houston–live from the International Space Station. During the 21-minute live Skype call, Mastracchio will take questions from students. The three universities will each have a seven-minute session with the astronaut.
Mastracchio graduated in 1987 with a master’s degree in electrical engineering. Mastracchio is currently serving as flight engineer aboard the International Space Station for the Expedition 39 crew. This is his fourth NASA Space Shuttle mission.
Please join us for this exciting event on Friday, April 18, in the EMPAC Theater at 12:30 p.m. The event will be broadcast live on NASA TV.