Contains 1 Collection or Record:
Photographs, NASA Astronaut Candidates Selected January 1980, and a group shot of them in front of the Space Shuttle, January 1980
File — Box: 11, Folder: 29
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 29
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: January 1980