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James “Jim” Lovell Jr.

November 28th, 2012

Former NASA astronaut and a former captain in the United States Navy, Jim is most famous as the commander of the Apollo 13 mission. He was also the command module pilot and navigator of Apollo 8, the first Apollo mission to enter lunar orbit. He is a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor […]

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Gene Kranz

November 28th, 2012

Former flight director for NASA through the Apollo program (including Apollo 11 and 13) as well as the Gemini and Skylab programs, Gene was the leader of the “Tiger Team” of NASA flight directors who guided the crippled Apollo 13 spacecraft safely back to Earth. He is also a former director of Mission Operations at […]

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Joe Kerwin

November 28th, 2012

Selected as a scientist-astronaut by NASA in June 1965, Joe was one of the capsule communicators on Apollo 13, as well as a science pilot for Skylab 2. Following Skylab 2, he was in charge of the on-orbit branch of the astronaut office. He also served as the director of the Space and Life Sciences […]

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Jake Garn

November 28th, 2012

The first member of Congress to fly in space (former U.S. Senator from Utah) is also the chairman of Global Space. Jake retired in 1993, from the United States Senate after three terms. He currently serves as Managing Director, Summit Ventures LLC, Salt Lake City and Washington, DC. He serves on the Boards of Morgan […]

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