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UTSI Graduate Students Receives Outstanding and Most Outstanding Presentation Awards

  UTSI Graduate Students Receives Outstanding and Most Outstanding Presentation Awards Tullahoma, TN – The 10th Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (RAM) Training Summit sponsored by the Society of Reliability Engineers (SRE), Huntsville Chapter was held November 8th and 9th at Defense Acquisition University (DAU) South Region, Huntsville, AL. The two-day event brings together the best […]

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UTSI Students Receives Top Presenter and Best Presentation Awards at the 2017 AIAA Young Professionals Symposium

UTSI Students Receives Top Presenter and Best Presentation Awards at the 2017 AIAA Young Professionals Symposium Tullahoma, TN – Three students from the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) won “Top Presenter and Best Presentation Awards” at the 2nd Annual AIAA Young Professionals (YP) Symposium, hosted by The University of Alabama in Huntsville, October 23-24, […]

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Astronaut Walt Cunningham Apollo: “The Golden Age of Spaceflight”

Astronaut Walt Cunningham Apollo: “The Golden Age of Spaceflight” Tullahoma, TN – Astronaut Walter Cunningham, Lunar Module Pilot on the Apollo 7 mission and author of The All American Boys: An Insiders Look at the U.S. Space Program was the guest speaker at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) on October 13, 2017.  Cunningham, […]

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First School to Visit UTSI’s New Observatory

EAST LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  First School to Visit UTSI’s New Observatory Tullahoma – On Friday, September 15, 2017, seventy-five fifth grade students from East Lincoln Elementary School in Tullahoma, TN became the first class to visit the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) new solar observatory. Mrs. Carole Thomas, UTSI Stem Manager, who was instrumental […]

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NASA Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Voyager Outer Planet Missions

NASA Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Voyager Outer Planet Missions Tullahoma, TN – Dr. Gary A. Flandro, the first professor to fill the million-dollar Edward J. and Carolyn P. Boling Chair of Excellence in Space Propulsion at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) joined several other participants in Washington, DC on September 5, […]

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UT Ranked 46th in 2018 US News and World Report Rankings

  UT Ranked 46th in 2018 US News and World Report Rankings UT maintained its ranking of 46th among all public universities in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report undergraduate rankings released today. The university saw improvement in several metrics, including the reputation score from its peer institutions and the percentage of smaller classes.

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SKY & TELESCOPE MAGAZINE Great American Eclipse Tour at UTSI

SKY & TELESCOPE MAGAZINE Great American Eclipse Tour at UTSI By: Barbara Birdsong The Sky & Telescope Magazine’s Great American Eclipse Tour group visited the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) on Saturday, August 19 to tour the new solar observatory and to hear lectures. Over 100 tourists representing 5 nations and 21 US states, […]

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Event: Apollo – The Golden Age of Spaceflight Oct 13th

Apollo – The Golden Age of Spaceflight Cunningham, pilot on the first manned flight of the Apollo Program to land a man on the Moon, presents his personal view of “Man’s Greatest Adventure.” He provides his unique perspective on the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, including the philosophical, psychological and inspirational factors that were the driving force […]

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The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s Flight Research Group Flies Land-Atmosphere Feedback Experiment Mission

The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s Flight Research Group Flies Land-Atmosphere Feedback Experiment Mission Jonathan Kolwyck, Dr. Steve Brooks, and Greg Heatherly pose with the international field study group in front of the UTSI Piper Navajo Research Aircraft during the August LAFE study in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Photo by: Dr. Andreas Behrendt (Univ. of Hohenheim) […]

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The University of Tennessee Space Institute Names New Director of Center for Laser Applications

The University of Tennessee Space Institute Names New Director of Center for Laser Applications  Dr. Mark J. Balas was recently named Director of the Center for Laser Applications at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) and appointed Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, Tickle College of Engineering at the University […]

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