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NASA's space shuttle Atlantis astronauts will be available for interviews and to discuss their mission to the International Space Station -- the flight that brought the illustrious Space Shuttle Program to a close -- Monday, Aug 22, 2011, in the Syvertson Auditorium, N-201, at NASAâ€™s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Three NASA astronauts who will fly aboard the last space shuttle mission in July are available for live satellite interviews next week.
Gerald Carr is an engineer, retired United States Marine Corps colonel and former NASA astronaut. He was born Gerald Paul Carr was born on August 22, 1932 in Denver, Colorado. His family relocated when he was young, and he was raised in Santa Ana, California. He graduated from Santa Ana High School and then, in 1949, he enlisted in the United States Navy. The following year, he was designated a midshipman with the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment at the University of Southern...
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