Alexander Statement on Tennessean Space Shuttle Pilot

Posted on November 16, 2009

U.S Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement regarding Tennessean Captain Barry “Butch” Wilmore who is piloting the Space Shuttle Atlantis today: “Tennesseans should be proud that one of our own, Captain Barry ‘Butch’ Wilmore, will be making his first flight into space today on the space shuttle Atlantis,” Alexander said. “I wish Captain Wilmore the best on his first mission into space and know that he will make us all proud, as he has consistently done throughout his career in the Navy.”