PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An Archbishop Ryan High School graduate will soon be headed to space – again!READ MORE: Delaware Valley Elected Officials React To Texas School Shooting: 'These Victims Need More Than Thoughts & Prayers'
Naval aviator Chris Ferguson, a Philadelphia native and a Drexel University alum, will make his fourth space flight in 2019, taking a new Boeing spacecraft into orbit.
He commanded the final space shuttle mission seven years ago.READ MORE: Phillies, Zach Eflin Avoid Arbitration With 1-Year Contract With 2023 Mutual Option
On Friday, he tweeted that he is “proud to be a part of the team returning the US to space”.
“I’m honored to represent the entire Boeing team and our commitment to the future of human space exploration,” Ferguson tweeted.Student At Coatesville Area Senior High School Stabbed 6 Times During Fight
He’s spent more than 40 days in space, and he’s also a big Eagles fan.