Who Knew WashU? 7.12.16

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A news conference is held at Mission Control in Brookings Hall in 2002. (Photo: Mary Butkus/Washington University)

Question: This month marks the 14th anniversary of which landmark achievement for alumnus and adventurer Steve Fossett?

Answer: B) On July 2, 2002, with help from student interns at Mission Control in Brookings Hall (see photo, right), Fossett succeeded in his attempt to circumnavigate the Earth solo in a balloon.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Anita Radcliffe, of Student Financial Services, who will receive an “I Knew WashU!” luggage tag!


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