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Former Shuttle astronaut killed in jet ski accident

3 Jul 2012, 11:45 UTC
Former Shuttle astronaut killed in jet ski accident
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Former US Navy pilot and Space Shuttle astronaut, Captain Alan Poindexter, 50, has been killed in a jet ski accident on 1 July. Poindexter piloted the Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-122 in February 2008 and was commander on the Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-131 in April 2010. Our condolences go to Alan Poindexter’s family and friends.

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