Former NASA shuttle astronaut Story Musgrave reflects on the life and legacy of his colleague, Neil Armstrong.
Story Musgrave was a NASA astronaut for more than 30 years, and flew on six spaceflights. He is the only person to have ever flown on all five shuttles. He performed the first shuttle spacewalk on Challenger’s first flight, was a pilot on an astronomy mission, conducted two classified DOD missions, was the lead spacewalker on the Hubble Telescope repair mission, and operated an electronic chip manufacturing satellite on Columbia. He was the communicator in mission control for 25 missions. Musgrave has six graduate degrees in math, computers, chemistry, medicine, physiology, and literature. He has been awarded 20 honorary doctorates, and was a part-time trauma surgeon for the duration of his astronaut career. Today, he is a producer/director of multimedia, a landscape architect, a heavy-equipment operator, an innovator with Applied Minds Inc, and a professor of design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.