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  • Altman, Jones inducted into US Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Lloyd CampbellApril 25th, 2018

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — On April 21, 2018, the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame membership swelled to a total of 97 when Space Shuttle astronauts Thomas Jones and Scott Altman were inducted into the hall. This was the 17th induction of astronauts from the Space Shuttle era.

  • Our SpaceFlight Heritage: Heroes and Legends exhibit opens at KSC Visitor Complex

    Jason RhianNovember 12th, 2016

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Astronaut Hall of Fame and Boeing unveiled the new Heroes and Legends exhibit at a star-studded event held on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. The Grand Opening was attended by 25 astronauts as well as their families and numerous experts within the industry.

  • ASF marks 35-year anniversary since flights of STS-1 & STS-2

    Jason RhianSeptember 18th, 2016

    HOUSTON, Texas — It has been three-and-a-half decades since the Space Shuttle Columbia carried out her first and second flights – heralding the start of the Shuttle era. The ASF held a three-day event, starting on Thursday, Sept. 15, to mark the occasion.

  • Duffy, Parazynski join U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Jason RhianMay 15th, 2016

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Former Space Shuttle astronauts Brian Duffy and Scott Parazynski joined the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame in a star-studded ceremony held on Saturday, May 14, under Space Shuttle Atlantis at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

  • Astronaut Scholarship Foundation commemorates Hubble’s first 25 years

    SpaceFlight InsiderNovember 9th, 2015

    COCOA BEACH, Fla. — On Friday, Nov. 6, the ASF invited guests to experience a night at Eastern Florida State College with astronauts and other personnel who were involved with the release, repair, and utilization of the Hubble Space Telescope over the past 25 years.

  • NASA announces 2015 Astronaut Hall of Fame inductees

    SpaceFlight InsiderFebruary 18th, 2015

    On its silver anniversary, the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame will induct four space shuttle astronauts as part of its 2015 class. John Grunsfeld, Rhea Seddon, Steven Lindsey, and Kent Rominger will join the ranks of previous inductees including Alan Shepard, Neil Armstrong, and John Young in a ceremony on May 30 at Kennedy Space Center’s […]

  • Astronaut Scholarship Foundation to host Apollo 13 45th Anniversary Celebration

    Press ReleaseJanuary 16th, 2015

    Experience the breathtaking story of Apollo 13 as you’ve never before – join Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and their fellow astronauts as the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation honors and celebrates the 45th anniversary of one of the U.S. space program’s most famous missions. The evening, to be held April 11, 2015 at Kennedy Space Center, FL, […]