University of St. Thomas presents Michael E. Fossum: Passion to Reach

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Michael E. Fossum
Michael E. Fossum Photo courtesy of NASA

Former NASA Astronaut and Air Force Col. Michael E. Fossum will deliver the keynote address, Passion to Reach, at University of St. Thomas’ 24th Annual Spring Research Symposium.

Fossum's speech chronicles his 13-year journey to become an astronaut. Despite setbacks, Fossum fostered a spirit of excellence during his training and achieved his goals. Fossum, a veteran of three space flights has logged more than 194 days in space, including more than 48 hours in seven spacewalks, served as an astronaut from 1998 until his retirement in 2017.

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Jones Theatre - University of St.Thomas
3910 Yoakum Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006


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Admission is free.