Gregory Chamitoff (MS '85) to Fly Aboard Shuttle Endeavour

The crew for the 25th and final mission for Endeavour includes Gregory Chamitoff, 48, an aeronautical engineer and planetary geologist originally from Montreal, who holds degrees from California Polytechnic State University, California Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Houston in Clear Lake. The married father of two worked in Mission Operations at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston before being selected as an astronaut in 1998. Chamitoff has made one previous spaceflight, a six-month mission aboard the space station in 2008. He is one of Endeavour's three spacewalkers.