Burt Rutan — a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo whose company Scaled Composites became the first privately owned organization in space when it launched its SpaceShipOne — opines on the way forward for space exploration in a new posting in the CSU blog Voices and Views.
Read it here: The New Space Race by Burt Rutan
Wonder how many CSU graduates have been into space? This 2007 CSU news release has a roster of the CSU alumni who became astronauts.
Here are profiles of some of them.