From has lived many places (two
dozen at last count) but spent
much of his childhood in the Twin
Because I moved around so much
growing up, it prepared me to go
where my dreams would take me,”
he says, “and I wanted my dreams to
take me to NASA.”
After completing general education
classes at a technical college, From
transferred to Winona State. It was a
single decision with an exponential
By Shari Kiple
Soon after graduating fromWinona State,
Brian From ’07
landed a job at NASA
working with simulators and training flight controllers for the Space Shuttle program.
Today, he works at Goddard Space Flight Center training satellite controllers for its
next Landsat satellite, which is scheduled to launch Feb. 11, 2013.
WSU alumnus Brian From trained most of the astronauts for Space Shuttle Endeavor,
including STS-134 , the crew for the craft’s final mission.