Former Astronaut returns to teach at U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Former Astronaut returns to teach at U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Astronaut Daniel C. Burbank, STS-115 mission specialist, participates in the second of three scheduled sessions of extravehicular activity for the shuttle crew. Burbank is returning to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to serve as a Professor of Practice in the Mechanical Engineering program. NEW LONDON, Conn. — Former astronaut, and retired Capt. Dan Burbank is returning to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy...

From the Bridge Wing 10-6-2013

From the Bridge Wing 10-6-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1881 – At daylight the crew of Station No. 1, First District (Carrying Point Cove, West Quoddy Head, Maine), sighted a schooner at anchor some four miles east-southeast of the station. She did not appear to be in distress, and as no signal was made it was supposed she had simply anchored to await the abatement of the winds, which at the time was blowing strong...