Astronaut Rick Mastracchio, who earned his master’s degree in electrical engineering from RPI in 1987, spoke with students at his alma mater via Skype from the International Space Station. Read the full story here.
Mastracchio returns from the ISS on May 12. Astronaut Reid Wiseman, who graduated from Rensselaer in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in computer and systems engineering, travels to the ISS on May 28. Read the full story here.