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A Freakin’ Astronaut Delivers the UConn Commencement Speech From Space

By 05.12.14

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So badass. University of Connecticut alumnus Rick Mastracchio is an astronaut currently stationed on the International Space Station for an eight-month mission.  In his speech to UConn’s engineering graduating class, he spoke a very true truism: “I probably have the best job on and off the planet,” noting how it took hard work and perseverance to meet his goal of being an astronaut. Too bad he didn’t give the entire speech upside down. Or open a bag of chips:


Careful! They’re ruffled! 


All the graduates at UConn after this speech:


[H/T: Elite Daily]

Brandon Wenerd
About Brandon Wenerd... Brandon Wenerd is BroBible's senior editor, guru of @brotips, and director of strategic partnerships. He joined BroBible in the fall of 2009 after graduating from Penn State. When he’s not writing, Brandon enjoys fishing, Phish, Philly sports, Dewey Beach, supporting live music, hot sauce, and beer. E-mail him with post ideas and news tips: brandon@brobible.com.
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