NOLS Grad is NASA's Hubble Repairman

By Rich Brame

Apr 16, 2009

Multiple NOLS course grad, astrophysicist, professional astronomer, and NASA astronaut John Grunsfeld will make his final rendezvous with the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope in mid-May. See the stunning and brief New York Times video/slide show to hear John's eloquent description of his work, training and the telescope's amazing discoveries about the nature of the universe.

Please join us in wishing Dr. Grunsfeld the best when he dons his 400 lb spacesuit on his 5th trip into space to perform the Hubble's last upgrade.

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Rich Brame

Rich Brame came to NOLS in the 80's as a Fall Semester in the Rockies student and worked his first NOLS course at Wind Cave National Park in 1984. Since then, he's worked varied NOLS trips and courses on five continents—with a few more on the way. Rich does some frontcountry shenanigans for NOLS, too. He's headed up NOLS' public policy, research, LNT, Yukon programs and most recently in the Alumni Relations Department.

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