The Department of Mechanical Engineering Presents: Gregory H. Johnson
On Wednesday, December 18 from 4 - 5:30pm at the Davis Auditorium, Dr. Michael Massimino will be leading a discussion with former NASA Astronaut Gregory H. Johnson.
Join us as we learn about Johnson's experiences as a pilot for the U.S. Air Force and NASA Astronaut. Ask questions and have a conversation with Johnson, an alumnus of Columbia University.
Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and former NASA Astronaut
Gregory H. Johnson has retained various instructor pilot
positions. He was deployed to Saudi Arabia on 61 combat
missions between 1990 and 1992 and has flown and tested
aircrafts at the Edwards Air Force Base since 1994. As an
Engineer, Johnson redesigned cockpit displays and tested
External Tank (ET) foam impact, ultimately achieving
positions as Chief of Astronaut Safety Branch, Capsule
Communicator and Lead Robotic Arm operator during the
penultimate mission of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program.