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2009-08-10 13:16:38

 NASA astronaut Kevin Ford, who was born in Portland, Ind., and considers Montpelier, Ind., his hometown, will serve as the pilot on space shuttle Discovery's next mission to the International Space Station. Discovery is targeted to launch at 1:36 a.m. EDT, Aug. 25, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. To cover the launch on-site, U.S. reporters must request Kennedy credentials online at: https://media.ksc.nasa.govFord is one of seven astronauts who will fly on Discovery's...

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2008-07-17 10:00:00

NASA has assigned the crew for space shuttle mission STS-128. The flight will carry science and storage racks to the International Space Station. Marine Corps Col. Frederick W. "Rick" Sturckow will command space shuttle Atlantis on the STS-128 mission, targeted for launch July 30, 2009. Retired Air Force Col. Kevin A. Ford will serve as the pilot. Mission specialists are NASA astronauts John D. "Danny" Olivas, retired Army Col. Patrick G. Forrester, Jose M. Hernandez and European Space Agency...

2008-07-16 18:00:10

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: John Yembrick, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202-358- 0602, john.yembrick-1@nasa.gov, or Kylie Clem, Johnson Space Center, Houston, +1-281-483-5111, kylie.s.clem@nasa.gov, both of NASA WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has assigned the crew for space shuttle mission STS-128. The flight will carry science and storage racks to the International Space Station. Marine Corps Col. Frederick W. "Rick" Sturckow will command space shuttle Atlantis...


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Kevin Ford
2012-09-19 14:16:06

Kevin Ford is a former United States Air Force Colonel and a NASA astronaut. He was born Kevin Anthony Ford on July 7, 1960 in Portland, Indiana. He graduated from Blackford High School in Hartford City, Indiana in 1978, and went on to continue his education at the University of Notre Dame, where he was distinguished graduate of Detachment 225, Reserve Officer Training Corps, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering in 1982. Immediately after his graduation, Ford was...

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2010-12-03 15:06:26

Eric Boe is an Air Force fighter pilot, test pilot and a NASA astronaut. He was born Eric A. Boe on October 1, 1964 in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Henderson High School in Chamblee, Georgia in 1983 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Astronautical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy in 1987. He was then commissioned from the Academy and completed Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. In 1988, Boe was assigned to the 3rd...

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