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Interview with Astronaut, Joe Allen, Ph.D.

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Dr. Joe Allen is happy to share with us all of the very exciting details about his journey into Space.

Allen was selected as a scientist-astronaut by NASA in August 1967 as a member of the second group of science-astronauts. He served as mission scientist while a member of the astronaut support crew for Apollo 15 and served as a staff consultant on science and technology to the President's Council on International Economic Policy.

From August 1975 to 1978, Allen served as NASA Assistant Administrator for Legislative Affairs in Washington, DC.  

Returning to the Johnson Space Center in 1978, as a senior scientist astronaut, Allen was assigned to the Operations Mission Development Group. He served as a support crew member for the first orbital flight test of the Space Shuttle Columbia in April 1981 and was the "Capsule Communicator" during the reentry phase for this mission. In addition, in 1980 and 1981, he worked as the technical assistant to the director of flight operations.

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