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  • Grad takes Academy experiment into space on Endeavour

    An Air Force Academy graduate piloted the space shuttle Endeavour while carrying an Air Force Academy physics experiment into space just before 7 a.m. Mountain Standard Time, from Cape Canaveral for NASA's STS-134 mission. Piloting the crew of STS-134 is retired Col. Gregory H. Johnson, a 1984 graduate of the Air Force Academy."We are an
  • Three graduates to fly aboard STS-133 shuttle mission

    Three Air Force Academy graduates will lead Space Shuttle Discovery on the STS-133 mission, scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Feb. 24. Retired Col. Steven Lindsey, Class of 1982, is mission commander, while 1987 graduate Col. Eric Boe is the pilot, and retired Col. Alvin Drew from the Class of '84 is one of four