Commemorating Shuttle Commander Chris Ferguson ; The Hon. Michael G. Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives
Fitzpatrick, Michael G.
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Mr. FITZPATRICK. Mr. Speaker, today the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia and the NASTAR Foundation will kick off World Space Week by welcoming Shuttle Commander Chris Ferguson, who led the final U.S. shuttle mission to the International Space Station. When the shuttle returned on July 20th, it marked the end of a 30-year NASA program. Ferguson�s mission, the 33rd flight of Atlantis, was the 37th shuttle mission to the space station, and the 135th and final mission of NASA�s Space Shuttle Program.
Ferguson received a master of science in aeronautical engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1991.
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