In 1990, Robert Parker and Jeffrey Hoffman found themselves in close quarters on the Space Shuttle Columbia, two of four astronomers on board the 38th Shuttle mission. “It was great to be up there with another Amherst grad,” says Hoffman.
Amherst College is approximately two hours from downtown Boston, two and a half hours from Logan Airport, and three hours north of New York City. A number of companies provide transportation to and from the campus.
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