Mark Kelly to Pilot Endeavour Mission


Mark Kelly, the husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in Arizona on January 8, will lead the space shuttle Endeavor on its final mission scheduled for launch on April 19. “She would be very comfortable with the decision I made,” Kelly said in a press conference this afternoon.”I am looking forward to rejoining my [fellow] crew members and finishing our training for the mission,” Kelly said in a previous statement. “We have been preparing for more than 18 months… I appreciate the confidence that my NASA management has in me and the rest of my space shuttle crew.” [CNN]


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