Former Shuttle Astronaut ‘Mike’ Lounge Dies

Three-time space shuttle astronaut John “Mike” Lounge died of cancer on March 1. He was 64. A U.S. Naval Academy graduate who flew 99 combat missions in Vietnam as an F-4J Phantom radar intercept officer, Lounge joined NASA in 1978 as lead engineer for shuttle-launched satellites. Selected as an...

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