COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former NASA astronaut and administrator Charles Bolden is giving his personal archive to the University of South Carolina.
The school announced Monday it is getting the collection that documents the career of the Columbia native.
Bolden was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1980 and made four space shuttle flights.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Four air and space pioneers will be enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Ohio in a ceremony this fall in Texas.
The Class of 2017 will include Capt. Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth and retired Maj. General Charles Bolden Jr., a shuttle astronaut and former NASA Administrator.
Also being inducted are Robert Gilliland, a super-sonic SR-71 program test pilot; and Sir Frank Whittle, the inventor of the revolutionary turbojet engine.
Vice President Biden slated to speak at John Glenn service
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is among those expected to speak at a public memorial service for former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn.
Organizers of the service at Ohio State University on Saturday say Biden and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden are scheduled to deliver remarks.
There will be a series of events celebrating the life of the first American to orbit Earth, who died at age 95 a week ago.