USNA ‘99 Grad Nicole Mann/Astronaut News

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  1. Capt MJ

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    I love reading about people who are doing what they love to do. She worked hard to get there, and I am excited for her.
    I wonder if she will be the pilot of the CST-100 Starliner, and actually do the docking with the ISS?
    It would seem that with her background, she would be the pilot or the mission Commander for that maiden voyage - but she is relatively "new" to this - so it may come down to a seniority thing.
    She's only 41 years old. A veritable "pup"!
     
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    ooorah, Marine Corps, errr, kill, wait, I didn't mean kill, heal.

    Great work. I agree. Hopefully this is the return to USA space exploration.
     
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    Awesome choice! Two combat tours and 47 combat missions logged in the F/A-18.
     
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    Her call sign: Duke. Very cool
     
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    But she attended Stanford.....;)
     
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    I’m blonde - I’ll get this joke in a day or two. Be patient.
     
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    Two blondes walked into a bar...you would think the third one would have ducked.

    Capt MJ, I'm blonde too. My DH, a fighter pilot had to explain this one to me several years ago
     
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    I still maintain that the bleached blondes gave us true blondes a bad name
     
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