Navy Cmdr. Chris Cassidy spent 16 days in space aboard the Endeavour. Prior to his trip to space Chris Cassidy served as a Navy SEAL, and during his time in service took part in the hunt al-Qaida following the tragedies of September 11th, and took part in dozens of other combat missions that are still classified as top secret.
Students at the Coast Ridge Elementary School in York, Maine were overcome with excitement as they welcomed one of York’s distinguished sons, astronaut Chris Cassidy. A photo on the feature on Seacoast Online showed children lined up along a corridor on either side of Cassidy, clapping their hands as he made his way to the [...]