Purdue University will award an honorary doctorate to NASA astronaut and alumnus Andrew J. “Drew” Feustel whereas he is stationed aboard the International Space Station.
Purdue says Feustel will obtain an honorary physician of science degree by way of a reside hyperlink to the Space Station throughout Purdue’s spring graduation ceremonies Friday night. Fellow Purdue grad and NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, who’s additionally on the Space Station, will place a ceremonial hood on Feustel.
Feustel, from Lake Orion, Michigan, additionally will give remarks.
He graduated from Purdue’s College of Science with a bachelor’s degree in 1989 and a grasp’s degree in 1991.