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Correspondence, Department of the Air Force, in regards to the Astronaut Selection Program, from E.T. Taylor, Colonel, USAF to Bridges, October 19, 1979, along with clipping, NASA to Accept Astronaut Applications, Aviation Week & Space Technology, p. 54, August 13, 1979
File — Box: 11, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...
Dates: August 13, 1979