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     Bowersox received his commission in the U.S. Navy in 1978 and was designated a Naval Aviator in 1981.  He was assigned to Attack Squadron 22, aboard the USS Enterprise, where he served as a Fleet A-7E pilot, logging over  300 carrier arrested landings.  Following graduation from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School in 1985, he spent the next year and a half as a test pilot flying A-7E & F/A-18 aircraft until his selection to the astronaut program.

      In June 1987, Kenneth was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA and completed a year training and evaluation program in August 1988.  A 5-flight veteran, Bowersox has logged over 211 days in space including two space walks totaling 13 hours & 17 minutes.