The very first American to command five NASA Space Shuttle missions. Between 1990 and 2002, he commanded missions on the area Shuttles Columbia, Atlantis, Breakthrough, and Endeavour. He offered being a Captain in america Navy. He flew on six Space Shuttle missions and was inducted in to the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Popularity in ’09 2009. He wedded and got two kids. He and Edward H. Light both became inductees in to the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Popularity.