Astronaut Jim Newman in space
Astronaut Jim Newman appears to be inside of a space shuttle, with blue sky and clouds visible through the window above his head. He is wearing a blue Rice University tee-shirt that reads, "Rice, Physics in Space, Jim Newman, PH.D 1984. Space shuttle vision, STS-51". The NASA logo is printed to the left of the photograph, entitled "National Aeronautics and Space Administration, STS051-18-002, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058". Original resource is a color photograph.
James H. (Jim) Newman earned both a Master of Arts and Doctorate of Physics degree from Rice University in 1982 and 1984, respectively. Dr. Newman was appointed as adjunct professor in the Department of Space Physics and Astronomy at Rice - that same year, he began working at NASA's Johnson Space Center. He was working as a simulation supervisor when selected for the astronaut program. Photograph from Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-51 from September 12-22, 1993.
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