UT Associate Dean Robert Moore Named Executive Director of UT Space Institute

UT Associate Dean Robert Moore Named Executive Director of UT Space Institute Dec. 7, 2009 KNOXVILLE — Dr. Robert “Buddy” Moore, associate dean for research and graduate programs for the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named executive director of the University of Tennessee Space Institute, UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced today. Moore […]

TWO ATLANTIS SPACE SHUTTLE ASTRONAUTS HAVE UTSI CONNECTION

Thursday, November 19, 2009 Writer: Madge Gibson news@utsi.edu TWO ATLANTIS SPACE SHUTTLE ASTRONAUTS HAVE UTSI CONNECTION When Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center on November 16, 2009, two astronauts were on board with connections to the University of Tennessee Space Institute. The pilot is USN Captain Barry “Butch” Wilmore who received […]

Student and Professor Featured in Royal Society Review

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 Contributor: Joseph Majdalani news@utsi.edu Student and Professor Featured in Royal Society Review University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) doctoral candidate Tony Saad and Prof. Joe Majdalani are a team from Tennessee that will publish a Review article in the Proceedings of the Royal Society A (RSPA), considered by most to be […]

Lincoln County High School Wins Thomas Jefferson Essay Contest

Friday, October 2, 2009 Contributor: Dr. Trevor Moulden news@utsi.edu Lincoln County High School Wins Thomas Jefferson Essay Contest The 13th Annual Thomas Jefferson Lecture was held on September 22, at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Area high school students were given the opportunity to write an essay and prizes were […]

Thomas Jefferson Lecture at UTSI

Friday, October 2, 2009 Writer: Madge Gibson news@utsi.edu Thomas Jefferson Lecture at UTSI The Thirteenth Annual Thomas Jefferson Lecture was held at the University of Tennessee Space Institute on September 22, 2009. The speaker for the event was Dr. Kevin Gutzman, Associate Professor of History at the Western Connecticut State University. Professor Gutzman took as […]

DR. WANDA AUSTIN, GUEST LECTURER FOR QUICK-GOETHERT LECTURE

Thursday, October 8, 2009 Contributor: Scott Van Zandbergen news@utsi.edu DR. WANDA AUSTIN, GUEST LECTURER FOR QUICK-GOETHERT LECTURE The University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma, Tennessee, will host the Quick-Goethert Lecture on October 29, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. in the UTSI auditorium. The speaker for the event is Dr. Wanda Austin, President and Chief Executive Officer […]

13th Annual Thomas Jefferson Lecture, September 22, 2009

Thursday, September 10, 2009 Writer: Kimberly Draper news@utsi.edu 13th Annual Thomas Jefferson Lecture, September 22, 2009 Dr. Stephen Corda, Interim UT Associate Vice President for UTSI, invites the public to the 13th Annual Thomas Jefferson Lecture to be held in the UTSI Auditorium on Tuesday, September 22, 2009. The lecture begins at 3:00 p.m. and […]

FORMER UTSI STUDENT HAS LEAD ROLE IN FUTURE OF SPACE HABITATION

Thursday, September 19, 2009 Contact: Madge Gibson news@utsi.edu FORMER UTSI STUDENT HAS LEAD ROLE IN FUTURE OF SPACE HABITATION “The sky is not the limit. The sky is where we begin.” Those are the words of Dr. Robert L. Howard, Jr., Manager of the Habitability Design Center, with NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. […]

UT Space Institute Flies New Airborne Science Sensor Pod

Monday, August 3, 2009 Writer: Kimberly Draper news@utsi.edu UT Space Institute Flies New Airborne Science Sensor Pod UTSI Piper Navajo research aircraft in flight during testing of new airborne science sensor pod. The University of Tennessee Space Institute Aviation Systems Program has recently completed flight testing of a new sensor pod on their Piper Navajo […]

Professor Wins Graphical System Design Achievement Award

Monday, August 31, 2009 Writer: Kimberly Draper news@utsi.edu Professor Wins Graphical System Design Achievement Award The University of Tennessee Space Institute is proud to announce that UTSI Professor John Muratore recently was chosen as a finalist and runner-up in the Defense/Aerospace category of the Graphical Systems Design Achievement Awards. The Graphical System Design Achievement Awards […]