HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
Boldly Going Airman Prepares for First Star Trek
Hoxie, Kansas, is a very small town. On a clear night as a young boy, Nick Hague could look up at the sky and see even the faintest stars. Now an Air Force colonel and NASA astronaut, Hague is about to see a much clearer view of the stars than he ever has before. He’s scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft on Oct. 11 – his very first mission.