Danny Olivas


UH Alum Danny Olivas Followed Passion to NASA

You grew up gazing at the stars from your roof in El Paso. You nurtured a dream to become an engineer and an astronaut. As a student at the University of Houston, you pursued that dream, earning your master's degree at night while working full days.

You followed your passion to NASA, where you acheived great heights as a crew member on Space Shuttle Atlantis and Discovery. Danny Olivas, you are an inspiration. You Are the Pride.


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