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Kevin A Ford

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Birthday
7, 1960
Birthplace
Indiana
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Indiana

About

United States Air Force officer and test pilot and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut. He participated in several space missions, including STS-128, Soyuz TMA-06M, and Expeditions 33 and 34.

Before Fame

He received degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Notre Dame (B.S.), the University of Florida (M.S.), and the Air Force Institute of Technology (Ph.D.).

Trivia

From 2004-2005, he directed Russia's Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center.

Family Life

He was born in Indiana to Barbara and Clayton Ford. His marriage to Kelly Bennett produced a son and a daughter.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Wisconsin-born astronaut Leroy Chiao.