Friday, August 11, 2017

Happy birthday, astronaut Rick Sturckow!

Rick Sturckow.jpg

Frederick Wilford Sturckow, born August 11, 1961, is a veteran of 4 Space Shuttle flights, all of which docked with the International Space Station.  This makes  Sturckow one  of two people to visit the ISS four times.  His first mission was STS-88 in December 1998 aboard the Endeavour.  His second was aboard Discovery (STS-105) in August 2001.  His third was in June 2007 on  Atlantis (STS-117).  His final mission (STS-128) on Discovery again in August 2009.


No comments: