At a Nastar training facility in Southampton, Bucks County, Ferguson reflected on the end of the space shuttle days and where his own career is headed.
Atlantis commander and Philadelphia native Chris Ferguson landed the shuttle safely this morning, marking the end of the 30 year NASA shuttle program.
The crew from space shuttle Atlantis took time out of their busy schedule to speak with KYW Newsradio anchors Harry Donahue and Carol MacKenzie.
Two Drexel students designed the official NASA patches for the mission.
You’ll be able to see the space shuttle over Philadelphia between four and seven times each day, according to Franklin Institute’s chief astronomer, Derrick Pitts.
The space shuttle Atlantis is a “go” for launch, according to NASA. Liftoff is set for 11:26 a.m. despite forecasters original 70 percent chance of bad weather.
Atlantis is taking Ferguson on his third shuttle skyride; it’s the Archbishop Ryan High School and Drexel University grad’s second time in the commander’s seat.
The space shuttle Atlantis inched its way closer to the Cape Canaveral launch pad and to the history books.