Tennessee State, other schools sending mementos into space

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mementos from Tennessee State University and 13 other historically Black colleges and universities will be launched into orbit aboard Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner this week. The launch is scheduled for 1:53 p.m. CDT Friday. The other schools are Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College, part of the Atlanta University Center Consortium; Alabama A&M University; Florida A&M University; Howard University in Washington, D.C.; Morgan State University in Maryland; North Carolina A&T; Prairie View A&M University in Texas; Southern University and A&M College in Louisiana; South Carolina State University; and Tuskegee University in Alabama.

Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Related Categories:

Education News

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up