Apollo, Gemini Astronaut Stafford on Why He Attended USNA, But Joined USAF


In the first installment of Defense & Aerospace Report’s exclusive, multi-part interview with Lt. Gen. Tom Stafford, USAF Ret., former NASA astronaut and former US Air Force acquisition chief, Stafford discusses what inspired him to fly, why he went to the United States Naval Academy and why he joined the US Air Force after graduation. The interview was filmed at the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum in Washington on July 20, 2017, the 48th anniversary of the United States’ 1969 lunar landing.

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