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Old 12-11-2015, 07:11 PM   #87
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Selection 1984 NASA Group 10..
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Frank Lee Culbertson, Jr. (born May 15, 1949), (Capt, USN, Ret.), is an American former naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and NASA astronaut.. He served as the Commander of the International Space Station for almost four months in 2001 and was the only American not on Earth when the September 11 attacks occurred.. He is currently a senior vice president responsible for human spaceflight programs at Orbital Sciences, including commercial transportation to the International Space Station (ISS)..Holly Hill is a town in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, United States...


ISS-03 Commander..

Upon graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1971, Culbertson served aboard the USS Fox in the Gulf of Tonkin prior to reporting to flight training in Pensacola, Florida..After designation as a Naval Aviator at Beeville, Texas in May 1973, he flew F-4 Phantom aircraft with VF-121 at NAS Miramar, California; with VF-151 aboard the USS Midway, impermanently homeported in Yokosuka, Japan..He has logged over 8,000 hours flying time in 50 different types of aircraft, and has made 450 carrier landings..A veteran of 3 space flights, Culbertson has logged over 146 days in space..


Gravity - "Detached"

As the ISS passed over the New York City area after the attacks, Culbertson took photographs of the smoke emanating from Ground Zero in lower Manhattan..He later learned that the plane that struck the Pentagone had been piloted (at takeoff) by his Naval Academy classmate Charles Burlingame.. The Expedition 3 crew left the station on December 15 aboard STS-108 Endeavour, landing at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on December 17, 2001...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_L._Culbertson,_Jr
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...rom-space.html
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