UTSI CHIEF INVITES PUBLIC TO ‘CHERISHED’ LECTURE; SEES ‘NEW EXCITEMENTS’ FOR INSTITUTE’S FUTURE

For release October 14, 2005 UTSI CHIEF INVITES PUBLIC TO ‘CHERISHED’ LECTURE; SEES ‘NEW EXCITEMENTS’ FOR INSTITUTE’S FUTURE The upcoming Quick Goethert Lecture at The University of Tennessee Space Institute is one of its “most cherished traditions,” Dr. John E. Caruthers says, and is occurring amidst a “new excitement” about UTSI’s future. The UT associate […]

CLEAR SKIES, SOARING GLIDERS OPEN UT SPACE INSTITUTE’S SPECIAL EVENTS

For release October 20, 2005 CLEAR SKIES, SOARING GLIDERS OPEN UT SPACE INSTITUTE’S SPECIAL EVENTS Four gliders sailing in the blue Tullahoma skies – including a two-seater that carried several spectators aloft Thursday – was a “perfect prelude to one of the Space Institute’s most cherished traditions,” said Dr. John E. Caruthers. Caruthers, University of […]

FLANDRO URGES ‘NEW PATHWAYS’ MAN MUST HARVEST VITAL RESOURCES FROM ‘OUT THERE,’ UTSI SPEAKER SAYS

For release October 21, 2005   FLANDRO URGES ‘NEW PATHWAYS’ MAN MUST HARVEST VITAL RESOURCES FROM ‘OUT THERE,’ UTSI  SPEAKER SAYS Earthlings’ survival depends on harnessing abundant energy and resources that are within reach just beyond Earth’s atmosphere, Dr. Gary A. Flandro says. Finding access to these treasures could “readily provide the means to end […]

UT SAFETY OFFICERS MEET AT UTSI

For release October 31, 2005 UT SAFETY OFFICERS MEET AT UTSI Ten University of Tennessee System safety officers held their semi-annual meeting at the UT Space Institute on Oct. 26 and 27 hosted by Wes McMinn of Tullahoma, UTSI facilities director and safety and health officer. The safety officers discussed topics of common interest related […]

UTSI’S CARBON FIBER EXHIBIT ATTRACTS INTEREST AT GOVERNOR’S CONFERENCE

For release September 8, 2005 UTSI’S CARBON FIBER EXHIBIT ATTRACTS INTEREST AT GOVERNOR’S CONFERENCE The University of Tennessee Space Institute shared information about the potentials for low-cost carbon fibers with economic developers from around the state during the recent Governor’s Conference in Nashville. “I welcome the interest that our exhibit attracted during the two-day event,” […]

PROFESSOR KIMBERLIN RETIRES AT UTSI

For release September 12, 2005 PROFESSOR KIMBERLIN RETIRES AT UTSI Dr. Ralph D. Kimberlin of Tullahoma, Alumni Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of the Aviation Systems Graduate Program at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, has retired. A test pilot and author of “Flight Testing of Fixed-Wing Aircraft,” Kimberlin led numerous short courses relating to […]

FLANDRO PLANNING ‘DOWN TO EARTH’ LECTURE AT SPACE INSTITUTE OCT. 20

For release September 16, 2005 FLANDRO PLANNING ‘DOWN TO EARTH’ LECTURE AT SPACE INSTITUTE OCT. 20 While next month’s Quick-Goethert lecturer qualifies as a “rocket scientist,” he says his talk at The University of Tennessee Space Institute will be “down to Earth” and not aimed specifically at scientists. “We know that there are clear-cut solutions […]