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A half-century of space exploration

A half-century of space exploration

McCord reflects on a career of ‘mounting expeditions like Lewis and Clark’    By ANN McCREARY Planetary scientist Thomas McCord of Winthrop says he’s “lucky” to have entered the world of space science when he did, nearly 50 years ago. The past five decades have been an era of pioneering exploration and discoveries, and McCord...
McCord awarded NASA Public Service Medal

McCord awarded NASA Public Service Medal

Thomas McCord, director of the Bear Fight Institute outside of Winthrop, will be in rare company Thursday (July 18) when he receives NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal in a ceremony at the space agency’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. “The medal is NASA’s highest form of recognition awarded to any non-government individual whose distinguished service, ability, or...