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Astronaut’s suit and photos donated to Weirton museum

February 21, 2013
The Herald-Star

Former Weirton Mayor Mike Andochick, who served from 1971 to 1979, visited the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center Jan. 22, donating several items, including a training suit and photographs that belonged to astronaut G. David Low, who was married to Andochick's daughter Joann.

Low, who died after a battle with cancer in 2008, flew missions on Columbia in 1990, Atlantis in 1991 and Endeavor in 1993, logging more than 700 hours in space, including a six-hour space walk.

The materials will be used in a future space exhibit at the museum.

 
 

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