Partners of Purdue University and the US Space Force

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Partners of Purdue University and the US Space Force

The partnership includes scholarships for interested ROTC students who are studying in a academic areas needed by the Space Force.

Tonight on 13News at 5 hear from Daniels, Thompson, and a Purdue ROTC student who is already training to become a Space Force Officer.

Story Highlights

  • General David Thompson, himself a Purdue alum, signed the official agreement along with President Mitch Daniels in front of Hovde Hall.

  • Daniels and Thompson called the partnership a fit that makes sense, given the university’s reputation as “the cradle of astronauts” and its role in space, flight, engineering and research.