Georgia Tech Grad and Professor Named to U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
Posted March 11, 2022
External Article: 11Alive
Sandra Magnus, a distinguished professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, was featured in the article, 'Georgia Tech Grad and Professor Named to U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame', published on March 11, 2022 on 11Alive.com.
In 1996, Magnus was both selected as an engineer for astronaut candidacy by NASA and celebrated receiving her doctoral degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Tech. She launched aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis in 2002 and flew to the International Space Station in 2008. She lived on board the space station for four and a half months.