Saturday, March 11, 2017

Happy birthday, Curt Brown, Space Shuttle Astronaut!

Curtis Lee Brown, Jr., born March 11, 1956, is a veteran of six (count 'em...6!) space shuttle flights.  His first was STS-47 in September 1992 aboard the Endeavor.  The second was aboard the Atlantis, STS-66 in November 1994.  His third was STS-77, May 1996 on the Endeavor again.

In August 1997, he commanded the Discovery on the STS-85.  His fifth mission was with Senator John Glenn, STS-95 in October-November 1998 on the Discovery.  His final flight was STS-103, an 8-day mission in December 1999 on...wait for it...Discovery!

He's logged over 1383 hours in space.

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