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NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins, Expedition 37/38 flight engineer, awaits the start of a spacewalk training session in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center. Hopkins is wearing a training version of his Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit.

Astronaut, alumnus named Commencement speaker

By Daily Illini Staff Report April 1, 2014

Astronaut and alumnus Michael Hopkins will be the speaker at this year’s Commencement, the University announced Tuesday.  Hopkins graduated from the University in 1991 with a degree in aerospace engineering....

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