Astronaut aboard Endeavour lived in San Jose

One of the astronauts on board Space Shuttle Endeavour spent his high school years in San Jose.

May 17, 2011 1:45:03 AM PDT
One of the astronauts on board Endeavour spent his high school years in San Jose.

Greg Chamitoff went to what was then known as Blackford High School.

He will make a couple a space walks on this mission and is working on a spectrometer experiment that will sample cosmic rays.

He says it could change the way we view the universe, much like the Hubble telescope did.