Astronaut Stephen K. Robinson, STS-114 mission
specialist, used the pictured digital camera to expose a photo of his helmet visor
during today’s extravehicular activities (EVA). Also visible in the reflection are
thermal protection tiles on Space Shuttle Discovery’s underside. (August 3, 2005)

Dr. Stephen (Steve) K. Robinson joined the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering faculty as a full time professor Fall 2012, after retiring from NASA. His 36 years of distinguished service at NASA include numerous honors and awards–four shuttle missions, three spacewalks–and extensive expertise in spacecraft systems, space robotics and scientific payload operations. As a research scientist, his areas of interest include turbulence flow physics and modeling, experimental techniques, instrumentation, 3D scientific visualization, applied aerodynamics, safety engineering and applied cognitive psychology.

Robinson NASA biography_2012

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