Kevin A. Ford

Astronaut

1960 –

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Who is Kevin A. Ford?

Kevin Anthony Ford is a retired United States Air Force Colonel and a NASA astronaut. He is married with two children. Ford has received a number of special honors and awards, some of which are the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Aerial Achievement Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. Ford has also logged more than 4,000 flying hours and also holds FAA commercial certificates for airplanes, helicopters and gliders. Ford has served in many roles at NASA since his selection in July 2000. The roles include as a Capsule Communicator or CAPCOM. He was also the Director Of Operations at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia from January 2004 to January 2005. He was pilot of STS-128 and Flight Engineer 2 of Soyuz TMA-06M from October 23, 2012 to March 16, 2013.

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Born
Jul 7, 1960
Portland
Also known as
  • Kevin Ford
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctorate, Air Force Institute of Technology
    Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
    ( - 1997)
  • Squadron Officer School
  • Blackford High School
    ( - 1978)
  • Master of Science, University of Florida
    Aerospace Engineering
    ( - 1994)
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Notre Dame
    Aerospace Engineering
    ( - 1982)
  • Master of Science, Troy University
    International relations
    ( - 1989)
  • Air War College

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on July 23, 2013

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