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

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