A Gulf War naval aviator, Kelly became a NASA Space Shuttle pilot in 1996. In total, he flew four space missions, including commanding the final mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavor. Kelly will be joined briefly by Giffords, his wife and the former congresswoman from Arizona who was the target of an attempted assassination in 2011.
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