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Box 11


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Clippings about fellow astronauts; "What's a doc for? Astronaut-doctors Bill, Anna Fisher credited with saving accident victim," December 31, 1980, and "First woman, black get space missions," (Sally Ride and Guion Bluford), 1980 - 1982

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 35
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 35
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: 1980 - 1982