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The Citadel Space Star


Veteran NASA astronaut, Col. Randy Bresnik, USMC (Ret.), is one of The Citadel’s NASA Expedition 53 with Citadel alumnus Col. Randy Bresnikmost visible principled leaders in the history of the college. The 1989 alumnus will command the Expedition 53 to the International Space Station (ISS) now scheduled to launch in July 28, 2017.

Learn more about this venerable leader and his work, as well as The Citadel’s other space-related STEM initiatives on this special section of the website.

Bresnik’s training, upcoming expedition and launch will be covered by another, though younger, Citadel leader, Cadet Angelica McNerny, who is expected to commission into the U.S. Air Force after graduating in May to train in Space Systems Operations.

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(Photographs courtesy of Randy Bresnik and NASA)

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