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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Astronaut Greg Chamitoff Visits Draper Laboratory

NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff visited Draper Laboratory on March 12 to discuss the six months he spent in space on the International Space Station Expedition 17-18, June - Nov. 2008. He spoke about his extensive preparation for the long-duration mission, showed clips from the expedition, and formally returned to the Laboratory a Draper-developed MEMS gyroscope that he took with him into orbit. Chamitoff performed his Ph.D. thesis work at Draper from 1985-1992 as part of the Draper Fellows program.

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