Stern will be Niwot's first person to go to the stars


October 28, 2020

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Niwot's Dr. Alan Stern was chosen to be the first researcher to fly on a NASA-funded commercial suborbital space mission.

NASA released a statement on October 14 announcing planetary scientist and associate vice president of Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Dr. Alan Stern, will be the first private sector scientist to fly aboard a commercial space vehicle, Virgin Galactic's suborbital plane SpaceShipTwo. The exciting news means that Stern will realize his lifelong desire to go into space and Niwot will have br...

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