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The Citadel Space Star

Citadel Space Star Nasa astronaut Randy Bresnik


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 serve as flight engineer July 28 on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS). He and two crewmates will launch to the ISS from Russia on the Russian Soyuz MS-05 at the estimated time of 11:41 a.m. EDT. While on the ISS, Bresnik will assume command  of the ISS when the operation transitions to Expedition 53.

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.


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(Photographs courtesy of Randy Bresnik and NASA)

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