|Volume: 04, Issue: 05||11/02/2005|
Chat about Spaceflight with a Former AstronautAfter rocketing into space as a NASA astronaut, John B. Herrington is now working on a new venture: a vehicle that will take private citizens into space. Chat online with Capt. Herrington, now Vice President/Director of Flight Systems at Rocketplane Limited, Inc., on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time. Teachers, students, and the general public are encouraged to submit questions by visiting http://www.space-explorers.com/internal/mercurious/index.asp?room=herrington2005.
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About Capt. John B. Herrington:
Herrington began his career by earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs in 1983 and a Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in 1995. The recipient of numerous honors, Herrington was a Distinguished Naval Graduate from Aviation Officer Candidate School in 1984. He was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, NASA Space Flight Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, National Defense Medal, and various other service honors.
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