Nancy J. Currie-Gregg Status: Retired 12/29/1958 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/21/1993 Last Flight: 3/1/2002 Nancy Jane Currie-Gregg is an engineer, United States Army officer and a NASA astronaut. Currie-Gregg has served in the United States Army for over 22 years and holds the rank of colonel. With NASA, she has participated in four space shuttle missions: STS-57, STS-70, STS-88, and STS109, accruing 1,000 hours in space. She currently holds an appointment as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University. Launches Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-57 Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-70 Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-88 Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-109 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Type: Government Abbreviation: NASA Administration: Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS Spacecraft: Orion Country: USA The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.