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Scott, S. Smith, Tanner, A. S. Astronaut Selection by Groups (concluded) GROUP 16 — Pilots and Mission Specialists, May 1996: D. Brown, Burbank, Cagle, Caldeiro, Camarda, Carey, Clark, Fincke, Forrester, Frick, Herrington, Higginbotham, Hobaugh, J. Kelly, M. Kelly, S. Kelly, Lockhart, Loria, Magnus, Massimino, Mastracchio, McCool, Morin, Nowak, Pettit, Phillips, Polansky, P. Richards, Sellers, Stefanyshyn-Piper, Tani, Walheim, Whitson, J. Williams, Wilson (35) 53 Congressional Space Medal of Honor In honor of NASA’s 20th anniversary, President Jimmy Carter visited NASA John F.
Brown, Chilton, Davis, Foale, Harbaugh, Jemison, McMonagle, Melnick, Readdy, Reightler, Runco, James Voss (15) GROUP 13 — Pilots and Mission Specialists, January 1990: Bursch, Chiao, Clifford, Cockrell, E. Collins, W. Gregory, Halsell, Harris, Helms, Jones, McArthur, Newman, Ochoa, Precourt, Searfoss, Sega, Sherlock (Currie), D. Thomas, Janice Voss, Walz, Wilcutt, Wisoff, Wolf (23) GROUP 14 — Pilots and Mission Specialists, March 1992: Barry, Brady, Coleman, Gernhardt, Grunsfeld, Horowitz, Jett, Kregel, Lawrence, Linenger, Linnehan, Lopez-Alegria, Parazynski, Rominger, W.
John W. Young, who demonstrated leadership, courage, and technical skill in a space flight career that spanned two decades and five (at that time) space flights pivotal to human progress in space. He had flown on Gemini 3, Gemini 10, Apollo 10, Apollo 16, and STS-1 prior to receipt of the medal which was presented May 19, 1981. Thomas J. Stafford, who commanded the first flight of the lunar module to the Moon and the American crew that rendezvoused with a Soviet spacecraft in 1975. He was recognized for his past contributions, and for continuing to serve the Nation in charting a future vision for our space program.
Astronaut fact book by United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration