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Decorated Astronaut Mark Kelly to Provide Keynote Address at the 2013 International Roofing Expo

Astronaut and retired U.S. Navy Captain, Mark Kelly, will present the Keynote Address, “Endeavor to Succeed,” during the 2013 International Roofing Expo [IRE], February 5-7, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas USA.

Kelly, who recently retired from the U.S. Navy and NASA, is an experienced naval aviator who flew combat missions during the Gulf War and has been decorated with the Defense Superior Service Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was selected as an astronaut in 1996. He flew the first of his four missions in 2001 aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour, the same shuttle he commanded on its final flight in May 2011. He also led the mission team aboard the shuttle Discovery and is only one of two individuals who have visited the International Space Station on four different occasions.

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