Engineer/commander at NASA speaks at Penn State Behrend

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The final frontier was the topic of discussion at Penn State Behrend Thursday evening.  Astronaut Mike Fincke, who has served two long-duration missions aboard the International Space Station as an engineer and commander, spoke at the event.

Entitled, ‘Space Exploration, the ISS, the Moon and Beyond,’ the lecture focused on the future of NASA, private enterprise space travel, and how the two are working together.

He believes that NASA is two to three years away from ending their reliance on the Russian Soyuz Program to get astronauts to the ISS.

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