Retired NASA astronaut Col. Steven Lindsey Press Conference
Lindsey, Col. Steven
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Texas Tech University's Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library held a news conference with retired NASA astronaut Col. Steven Lindsey before his presentation at the exhibit opening for "Columbia: Fifteen Years After." Lindsey is a veteran of five space flights in which he logged more than 1,500 hours. He served as the pilot on STS-87 in 1997 and STS-95 in 1998 and was the mission commander on STS-104 in 2001, STS-121 in 2006 and STS-133 in 2011. Before retiring from NASA in 2011, he served as Chief of the Astronaut Corps. He is now the senior director and co-program manager of Space Exploration Systems for the Sierra Nevada Corporation.