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Space Station Astronaut Has UT Links

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. — An astronaut with ties to the University of Tennessee Space Institute has become the Russian space station’s Mister Fix-It. Dr. Norman Thagard, an American, and two Russian cosmonauts have been orbiting the Earth in Russia’s Mir space station since March 16. Thagard’s mission has been medical experiments, but he is a multi-talented