Sunday, February 2, 2003

List of Ohio astronauts



Over the decades, NASA's astronaut roster has included 24 Ohio natives - more than any other state. Here are their names:

Neil A. Armstrong

Charles A. Bassett II

Kenneth D. Cameron

Nancy J. Currie

Donn F. Eisele

Michael J. Foreman

Michael L. Gernhardt

John H. Glenn Jr.

Michael T. Good

Gregory J. Harbaugh

Karl G. Henize

Thomas J. Hennen

Terence T. Henricks

James A. Lovell Jr.

G. David Low

Robert F. Overmyer

Ronald A. Parise

Judith A. Resnik

Ronald M. Sega

Robert C. Springer

Donald A. Thomas.

Carl E. Walz

Mary E. Weber

Sunita L. Williams

Astronauts with Ohio affiliations:

Guion S. Bluford Jr., lives in Ohio ;currently working for Federal Data Corporation in Cleveland

Mark N. Brown, lives in Ohio as the head of the Space Division office of General Research Corporation in Dayton, Ohio

Fred W. Haise Jr., worked at NASA Glenn (formerly Lewis) as a research pilot from 9/59-3/63

Charles O. Hobaugh, graduated from North Ridgeville High School, North Ridgeville Ohio, in 1980

Kevin R. Kregel, Honorary Ohio citizen for STS-70

Lee M. Morin, graduated from Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio in 1970.

Kathryn D. Sullivan, lives in Ohio; is president of COSI -- Ohio's Center Of Science and Industry




(Complete Columbia coverage at Cincinnati.com)

ENQUIRER COVERAGE
Tristaters shocked, seek answers
Terrace Park man loses friend on Columbia
Tristate Jews stunned by Israeli's death
India natives offer special prayers
KIESEWETTER: Another tragedy unfolds on TV
PULFER: Flight: a routine miracle
Enquirer seeking local connections
Disaster evokes Challenger image at Wright-Pat
School superintendent's hometown in debris path
Local woman witnessed 'perfect' launch
Ohio astronaut: `Oh, my God'
List of Ohio astronauts
Space program must go on, scientists say
DeWine: NASA funding will be rexamined
Reading firm makes shuttle fuel tanks

VIDEO
Archived video & special coverage from WCPO


NATIONAL COVERAGE
Did NASA underestimate left-wing damage?
Body parts reportedly found
Columbia, crew of 7 lost
Families' pride turns to anguish
Texans saw trails in sky, heard booms
Final words: Astronauts gave no warning of disaster
Americans gasp, cry at news
Americans have taken space flights for granted
Bush consoles shuttle families, country
Text of Bush's remarks
Terrorism ruled out
Crew biographies: First Israeli aboard
Independent board to investigate
Landings were early safety concern
Challenger explosion recalled
Painful memories for teacher's hometown
Deadly accidents in space exploration
Former astronauts search for explanation
Space station crew won't be stranded
Timeline of Columbia flight
Columbia was NASA's oldest shuttle
Key dates in space program
New NASA administrator faces big task