Sunday, February 20, 2005

Former astronaut to head up NASA

Looks like NASA will get a new chief! Check the stories out at:

Gregory has a pretty impressive bio.

and from

He has also been an astronaut on several shuttle missions, serving as both pilot and commander. Before that, he acquired an impressive military background, retiring from the Airforce as a Colonel after logging 7,000 flight hours and serving as an engineering test pilot for both NASA and the Air Force.

Mr. Gregory attended both the Air Force Academy and George Washington University, and his academic and career honors are numerous.

I don't know his stance on manned missions to the Moon and Mars, but I hope he is for them. I would sure like to see a new era of manned space exploration ushered in! And if you need any volunteers... I'm there, man!

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