Archive for Monday, August 31, 2009

25 years ago: Space shuttle lifts off with KU grad aboard

August 31, 2009


After three delays, Space Shuttle Discovery finally soared into orbit on Aug. 30 with a crew that included NASA’s second woman astronaut and the third Kansas University alumnus to fly into space. The KU graduate was Steve Hawley.


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