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NASA Astronaut Ron Garan & Alexander Fleiss On Piloting Space Shuttles

NASA Astronaut Ron Garan

NASA Astronaut Ron Garan & Alexander Fleiss On Piloting Space Shuttles Ronald John Garan Jr. is a retired NASA astronaut. After graduating from State University of New York College at Oneonta in 1982. Moreover, Astronaut Garan joined the Air Force, becoming a Second Lieutenant in 1984. Furthermore, Astronaut Garan became an F-16 pilot, and flew combat missions in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Before becoming an astronaut he was the Operations Officer of the 40th Flight Test Squadron. Furthermore Astronaut Garan first flew in space as a Mission Specialist on the May, 2008, STS-124 mission to the International Space Station. Lastly, he returned to ISS on April 4, 2011, for a six-month stay as a member of Expedition 27.

Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster : A Statistical Analysis of the Horrible Accident

The Space Shuttle Discovery in addition to its seven-member STS-120 crew head toward Earth-orbit and a scheduled link-up with the International Space Station. Liftoff from Kennedy Space Center’s launch pad 39A occurred at 11:38:19 a.m. (EDT). Furthermore, onboard are astronauts Pam Melroy, commander; George Zamka, pilot; Scott Parazynski, Stephanie Wilson, Doug Wheelock, European Space Agency’s (ESA) Paolo Nespoli in addition Daniel Tani, all mission specialists.
NASA Astronaut Ron Garan

NASA Astronaut Ron Garan & Alexander Fleiss On Piloting Space Shuttles