By Adam Jones
University of Alabama
A graduate of the University of Alabama is aboard the International Space Station (ISS) about 250 miles above the Earth after successfully piloting a SpaceX craft.
In his first flight to space, Bob Hines, a NASA astronaut, was responsible for vehicle performance and systems on its journey to the ISS and is now part of a science expedition mission.
Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Hines earned a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from UA in 2010.
The AlabamaWx Weather Blog gladly brings you an excerpt of this article through a partnership with the Alabama NewsCenter. You can see the complete post featuring all the associated images, videos, and links by clicking HERE.
Alabama News Center
All news and articles are copyrighted to the respective authors and/or News Broadcasters. eWeatherNews is an independent Online News Aggregator
Read more from original source here…