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Shuttle launched after nine delays

...you have a great mission to Hubble, and we'll see you back here before the next millennium." Replied commander Curtis Brown Jr.: "We have one request -- we'd like you to send a note to Hubble to get ready, because we're on our way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/20/tec_278769.shtml
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Glenn exuberant upon return

...traditional walk around the shuttle, then was whisked to a space center clinic for a series of medical tests. Commander Curtis Brown Jr. didn't get the go-ahead for the noontime landing until practically the last minute. Gusty wind almost threatened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/08/tec_244196.shtml
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Glenn craves more time in orbit

...musical composition by Glenn's friend Peter Nero. He wrote the song just for Glenn. Later in the day, commander Curtis Brown Jr. and pilot Steven Lindsey tested the shuttle's flight control systems to ensure everything is working properly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/07/tec_244085.shtml
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Shuttle launches satellite

...free of Discovery and twirling exactly as planned. "Spartan is in the maneuver," said Discovery's commander, Curtis Brown Jr. John Glenn did not have an active role in the Spartan release; the schedule had him wrapping up a workout on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/02/tec_243627.shtml
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Glenn plunges into mission jobs

...Ohio, his hometown, and at two museums, one in Columbus, Ohio, and the other in Arlington, Va. Commander Curtis Brown Jr. joined in the 30-minute discussion. Glenn laughed when asked if he feels younger in space. "I guess I feel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/01/tec_243560.shtml
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More to 'John Glenn Flight' than you-know-who

...from three countries -- are happy to hand Glenn the spotlight. "Everybody understands," said shuttle commander Curtis Brown Jr. "This is natural. It's human nature because he's such a hero. I know I haven't done anything for anybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/26/tec_242964.shtml
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John Glenn contends with creaky bones, computer angst

...He's 77 so he's not as flexible as you or I," Glenn's 42-year-old commander, Air Force Lt. Col. Curtis Brown Jr., politely notes. "That's probably where we see his age the most." For the first American to orbit the Earth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/14/tec_239002.shtml
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Glenn: Not too old, too frail or too healthy to fly in space

...reporter asked again and got another refusal. "Glad you didn't ask me," joked the commander of the mission, Curtis Brown Jr. Brown was 5 years old when Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth on Feb. 20, 1962. "One thing I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/21/tec_222926.shtml
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Weather decision keeps Discovery up an extra day

...shuttle sped around Earth for a 12th day. "We'll definitely enjoy the day up here again," shuttle commander Curtis Brown Jr. assured Mission Control. For Tuesday, NASA again aimed for a single landing attempt at Kennedy Space Center just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/19/tec_213220.shtml
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Hubble's return to the heavens

...Mission Control told the astronauts. "It's just what we wanted." As Hubble moved out of sight, shuttle commander Curtis Brown Jr. noted the appropriateness of delivering Hubble back into orbit on Christmas. He wished everyone on planet Earth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/26/tec_279718.shtml
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