15 December 1998
(Washington, DC) -- December 15 -- The National Space Society (NSS) announces Daniel Brandenstein as the featured guest on its educational website, "Ask An Astronaut." Beginning today, the general public can send questions to be answered by the former astronaut.
"Ask An Astronaut" can be accessed at http://www.askanastronaut.com/
A veteran of four space shuttle flights, Daniel Brandenstein served as Chief of the Astronaut Office from April 1987 through September 1992. He is currently Executive Vice President and Program Manager of Kistler Aerospace Corporation and the President of the National Space Society.
In addition to sending questions to Brandenstein, visitors to the "Ask An Astronaut" website can access biographical and multimedia files related to his flights and post-astronaut career. A directory of related websites, as well as archives from previous featured astronauts (including John Glenn, who was featured during his recent shuttle flight) are also available.
The National Space Society, which established "Ask An Astronaut" two years ago, is proud to present the public access to those who have pioneered the space frontier.
The National Space Society, founded in 1974, is an independent, nonprofit space advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Its 23,000 members and 75 chapters around the world actively promote a spacefaring civilization. Information on NSS and space exploration is available at <http://www.nss.org>.