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#ThrowbackWKU: Col. Terry W. Wilcutt

Col. Terry W. Wilcutt

Throwing it back today with the WKU Alumni Association! Today, we’re spotlighting a very special alum. Col. Terry W. Wilcutt (’74) is the first Kentucky-born astronaut at NASA. The former Marine Corps officer piloted the October 1994 Space Shuttle Endeavor, is a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions and logged more than 1,000 hours in space. Inducted into WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 1995, he currently serves as NASA’s Director of Safety and Mission Assurance at Johnson Space Center.

Contact: Alumni, (270) 745-2586

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