Kevin Ford Receives Sagamore of the Wabash
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Dec 3 2013 3:08PM
NASA Astronaut and Blackford County native Kevin Ford has been honored by Indiana Governor Mike Pence with the states’ highest honor...the Sagamore of the Wabash.
District 31 State Representative Kevin Mahan gave the award to Ford Tuesday night during ceremonies in Ford’s hometown of Montpelier.
Ford has been the Commander of the U-S Space Shuttle as well as having spent more than three months last year aboard the International Space Station.
All told, Kevin Ford has orbited the earth more than 23-hundred times and traveled more than 60-million miles in space.