During March 22-24, 1994, our STS-59 crew arrived at Kennedy Space Center for our Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT). We were just over two weeks from launch on STS-59, Space Radar Lab 1, … [Read More]
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Thomas D. Jones, PhD, is a scientist, author, pilot, and veteran NASA astronaut. In more than eleven years with NASA, he flew on four space shuttle missions to Earth orbit. On his last flight, Dr. Jones led three spacewalks to install the centerpiece of the International Space Station, the American Destiny laboratory. He has spent fifty-three days working and living in space.
First countdown rehearsal, with five friends aboard STS-59 Endeavour, March 1994. Getting close to launch...… t.co/AYkwp0QE7p
SpaceX moving its Crew Dragon spacecraft through testing program before launching NASA and company astronauts to IS… t.co/rJQMqVp9gu