I joined 6 friends from Virginia on May 7, 2019, to bike the 240-mile Katy Trail in central Missouri. Once the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad, the abandoned line is now a Missouri state park … [Read More]
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Ask the Astronaut
An Astronaut's Memior
About Dr. Tom Jones
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.
Kliuchevskoi volcano's major eruption began 9/30/94, launch day for our STS-68 crew. We watched the eruption cloud… t.co/tyFKOoA6oG
On STS-68 (10/1994), our shuttle crew was awed by our night-time flights--as if on the tip of needle--thru the shif… t.co/2wnoPuEtue