Los Angeles Times

Robert D. Cabana, class of 1971:

orn January 23, 1949, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from the United States Naval Academy in 1971. He has logged over 7,000 hours in 36 different kinds of aircraft. A veteran of four space flights, Cabana has logged over 910 hours in space. He served as pilot on Discovery (October 6-10, 1990) and (December 2-9, 1992), and was mission commander on Columbia (July 8-23, 1994) and Endeavour (December 4-15, 1998) the first International Space Station assembly mission. Cabana served as the Director of the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. He was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame in 2008.NASA photo