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Purdue ROV team excels at international competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University student team earned second place in an international competition to design and build a remotely operated underwater vehicle and perform a simulated mission to cap a leaking offshore oil well. “We’ve had a phenomenal year,” said Seth Baklor, team captain and a junior in industrial engineering. “Our second-place […]

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Purdue exhibit to celebrate 40th anniversary of lunar landing

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Mementos, artifacts and personal papers from Neil Armstrong, Eugene Cernan and other Purdue astronaut alumni will be on display July 20 to Oct. 30 as the university celebrates its rich space heritage and the 40th anniversary of the historic first walk on the moon. Purdue Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections will […]

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Purdue alumnus Scott Tingle chosen for astronaut training

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University alumnus is one of nine astronaut candidates selected by NASA this year out of more than 3,500 applicants, the space agency announced. Scott D. Tingle, 43, of Hollywood, Md., will begin training in August at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The training takes about two years to […]

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2 Purdue alumni to fly on shuttle Endeavour space-station mission

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two Purdue University alumni – space shuttle commander Mark Polansky and mission specialist David Wolf – will team up with four other crew members for a June 13 NASA expedition to the international space station. The shuttle Endeavour will deliver the final components of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Kibo laboratory […]

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