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Astronaut, alumnus Scott Tingle talks space at UMass Dartmouth

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Astronaut Scott Tingle spoke about exploring space at his alma mater UMass Dartmouth Wednesday. Tingle said it remains to be seen whether a space race with a country such as China is on the horizon.

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Tingle also said that nations should cooperate in space as a way of inspiring the entire human race.

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Tingle has not yet flown in space, but hopes to receive a mission within five years.

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