Samuel T. Durrance, of Lutherville (top). The Florida native and Johns Hopkins University astrogeophysicist flew two science missions aboard Columbia in 1990 and Endeavour in 1995. He was a payload specialist, assigned to the Hopkins Astro 1 and 2 ultraviolet observatory missions. The late Ronald A. Parise, of Silver Spring. An Ohio native, he was astronomer and senior scientist at Computer Sciences Corp. He flew with Durrance on Columbia as a payload specialist on the 1990 Astro 1 mission.
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