Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Happy birthday, Tom Henricks, 4-time Shuttle astronaut!
Tom Henricks, born July 5, 1952 in Ohio, is a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions. He served as a pilot on his first mission (STS-44) on board the Atlantis in 1991. He also served as pilot on his second mission (STS-55), on Columbia in 1993. His third mission (STS-70), he served as Commander on the Discovery, in 1995 and he was also commander on his fourth and last mission (STS-78) on Columbia in 1996.
He became the first person to log over 1000 hours as pilot/commander.