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Charging into space 🚀 UCF’s mission: provide talent for Central Florida and the growing U.S. space program.

Orlando, Florida
Joined January 2009
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RT @ErikLSolberg : People always ask me why I chose UCF and I always point back to this. To be honest, there is no better place for a space…
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2 hours ago
Happy Florida Space Day! (AKA every day for us 😏) We’ll share some reasons why in this thread... don't worry 😌 #UCFinSpace
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2 hours ago
Throughout Florida and the nation, UCF has built relationships with partners in the space industry. To name a few employing @UCFALUMNI @NASA , @Boeing , @SpaceX , @blueorigin , @virgingalactic , @L3HarrisTech , @LockheedMartin , @northropgrumman , @SiemensUSA , @NASAJPL , @MadeInSpace .
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2 hours ago
We can’t forget about the @exolithlab on campus 👀 The lab fuels humanity’s expansion into space by developing and producing regolith simulants for the Moon, Mars and Asteroids 🤯
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2 hours ago
We also have planetary scientist and @UCFALUMNI Phil Metzger ( @DrPhilTill ) who has nearly 30 years of experience @NASA here at UCF. He gives you a little insight as to why space exploration is worthwhile and important.
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Faculty members @joshuacolwell and @astroaddie have their own space-related podcast, @Walk_the_Galaxy , where they discuss the latest, greatest and most interesting discoveries in astronomy.
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2 hours ago
We aren’t called #SpaceU for nothin’ 🚀 UCF faculty are part of several NASA missions, 29% of @NASAKennedy employees are @UCFALUMNI and we’ve had 8 experiments sent to space since 2019.
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Students have an opportunity to break into the space industry with the wide array of space degrees offered at UCF – from bachelor's to graduate degrees, @UCFBusiness degrees and even @UCFOnline ✨🚀
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. @NASAKennedy is only 35 miles away from UCF’s main campus – giving students an opportunity to go above and beyond in their space studies. Jaden Chambers, a @UCFMAE student even shared what it's like to be a @NASAInterns 👀👇
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Nicole Stott ’92MS ( @Astro_Nicole ) first became an astronaut in 2000 and launched into space on Shuttle mission STS128 where she teamed up on a spacewalk removing a used ammonia tank in 2009. #UCFinSpace
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We have two @UCFALUMNI that have launched into space: Astronauts @Astro_Nicole ’92MS and the late Fernando “Frank” Caldeiro ’95MS. #UCFinSpace
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2 hours ago
Happy Florida Space Day! (AKA every day for us 😏) We’ll share some reasons why in this thread... don't worry 😌 #UCFinSpace
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17 hours ago
The future of space tech is among us... literally 🤩 UCF researchers are helping develop the next generation of space technology and vehicles for missions back to the moon and more 🚀 🌝
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19 hours ago
RT @UCFKnights : SPΛCΞU 🚀

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22 hours ago
RT @Jan__Britt : New semester of @UCF speech therapy with the Britt. “ Being able to communicate effectively is perhaps the most important o…
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