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Troy in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Nancy Currie- Gregg

Pioneers of Aviation

 

— NASA Astronaut —

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 2, 2019
1. Nancy Currie- Gregg Marker
close up, one of three on site
Inscription.  Dr. Nancy Currie-Gregg, a Troy native, was a member of NASA’s Astronaut Corps from 1990- 2005. She accrued 1000 hours in space as a mission specialist on four space shuttle missions- STS-57; STS-70; STS-88, the first international space station assembly mission; and STS-109. Following her astronaut career; she served in Senior Engineering and safety positions at NASA, retiring from the agency in 2017. A master Army aviator, Nancy logged over 4,000 flying hours in a variety of aircraft and retired from military service at the rank of Colonel. A 1977 graduate of Troy High School, Nancy received her Bachelor’s Degree from the Ohio State University, a Master of Science from University of Southern California, and a Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Houston. After leaving NASA, she became a professor at Texas A&M University, pursuing her long-time passion for educating and mentoring future engineering leaders. Throughout her career she received numerous honors and distinctions including the prestigious Presidential Rank Award, NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, NASA Exceptional and Distinguished Service Medals, and
Nancy Currie- Gregg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 2, 2019
2. Nancy Currie- Gregg Marker
base of monument
four Space Flight Medals. Recognized for her many contributions to aerospace and aviation, she was inducted into the Army Aviation Hall of Fame; Women in Aviation International Hill of Fame; Ohio Veterans’ Hall of Fame; Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame; Troy Ohio Hall of Fame; and the Ohio State University Army ROTC Hall of Fame.
 
Erected 2018 by The Acorn Society and the Troy Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 2.593′ N, 84° 12.028′ W. Marker is in Troy, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of North Market Street (Ohio Route 55) and West Staunton Road (County Route 14), on the left when traveling north on North Market Street. marker is in front of the Troy Senior Citizens Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 N Market St, Troy OH 45373, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert N. Hartzell (here, next to this marker); Clayton Brukner (here, next to this marker); Rose Hill Cemetery 1849 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Overfield Tavern (approx. ¼ mile away); Engine Storage Location (approx. ¼ mile away); Miami County War Savings Quota Plaque (approx. 0.3
Pioneers of Aviation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 2, 2019
3. Pioneers of Aviation Marker
marker as seen from a distance
miles away); Troy's Public Square & Third Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Courthouses and Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWomen
 
Nancy Currie- Gregg image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 2, 2019
4. Nancy Currie- Gregg
Pioneers of Aviation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 2, 2019
5. Pioneers of Aviation Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 6, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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