Philadelphia Native Chris Ferguson To Return To SpaceOn Friday, he tweeted that he is "proud to be a part of the team returning the US to space".
Astronaut Chris Ferguson Returns to Hometown Philadelphia For Space Week TalkAt 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 Lands SafelyAtlantis commander and Philadelphia native Chris Ferguson landed the shuttle safely this morning, marking the end of the 30 year NASA shuttle program.
Atlantis Commander Chris Ferguson And Crew Contact KYW NewsradioThe crew from space shuttle Atlantis took time out of their busy schedule to speak with KYW Newsradio anchors Harry Donahue and Carol MacKenzie.
Drexel Students Honor Shuttle Commander Ferguson, An AlumnusTwo Drexel students designed the official NASA patches for the mission.
Philadelphia's Franklin Institute Sends Memento Aboard Final Space Shuttle FlightYou'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.
Philadelphia Native Leads Shuttle Atlantis' Historical MissionThe 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.
Philadelphia Native Chris Ferguson Leads Final NASA Atlantis MissionAtlantis 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.
Space Shuttle Era Nears An End With Philadelphia CommanderThe space shuttle Atlantis inched its way closer to the Cape Canaveral launch pad and to the history books.