Who Knew WashU? 11.18.20

Question: WashU 1992 alum Col. Robert Behnken is a NASA astronaut who most recently served as joint operations commander on the SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission. How many spacewalks has Behnken completed?


Answer: D) Behnken — who earned bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering and in physics — has completed 10 spacewalks, tying him with three others for the most spacewalks by an American astronaut.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Banan Ead, an Arts & Sciences alum who works at the School of Medicine and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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