The Low Down
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Columbia University is a mecca of great ideas in one of the world's great metropolises. And with 320,000 Columbia alumni who are leaders in every field imaginable and spread across the world, the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) Low Down brings you the latest musings, updates, and insights to delight the left and right sides of the brain.
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Astro Tim Returns to Earth
Dec 16 16
We often like to talk about how our alumni reach grand heights in their successes and go far in their contributions to society. And not many have gone quite as far as Business School alum Timothy Kopra. That is...as far as outer space.
Timothy Kopra is a NASA astronaut with not one but two space trips on his resume. Kopra has lived on the International Space Station for a total of 244 days, doing three spacewalks and instagramming with captions like #citiesfromspace and good night from @ISS. Once he got back to Earth, he visited Columbia University to speak with students about engineering, team work and what he looks for in an aspiring astronaut.