Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient of 1998. Brock "Randy" Stone is the retired deputy director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, NASA. Texas Southmost College Alumnus ’63
"Probably the biggest reason I chose TSC at the time was that it was much more economical to live at home. I could work and earn money to go to the university afterward. I also knew that it would prepare me to go anywhere."
Brock "Randy" Stone, of Houston, is director, Mission Operations at NASA/Johnson Space Center. Stone joined NASA after graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautics and Space Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin In 1967.
His first job was as an engineer with the landing recovery division. In his 31-year career, he has served as assistant director of Mission Operations, Chief Flight Director and Flight Director, all at NASA.
Following his graduation from Brownsville High School, Stone attended TSC from 1962 to 1963 where he took his first engineering course. That course and his involvement in a student engineering organization had an impact on his desire to become an engineer.
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