Al Sacco spent 16 days in space aboard the shuttle Columbia in 1995.
WHAT: Discussion on International Experiences with Al Sacco, dean of the Texas Tech University Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
WHEN: 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday (April 14)
WHERE: Senate Room, Student Union Building
EVENT: Al Sacco, dean of the College of Engineering at Texas Tech, will talk about his perspectives during a discussion entitled “A Global Perspective: An Astronaut's View on International Experiences.”
Sacco spent 16 days aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia during the STS-73 mission in 1995, which focused on materials science, biotechnology, combustion science and fluid mechanics in a pressurized space environment.
The event is free and open to the public. It is being held as part of Texas Tech's International Week.
CONTACT:Zaida M. Gracia, assistant academic dean for Central and South American projects, Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-6184 or firstname.lastname@example.org.