Flying in Space
Rex J. Walheim
(Colonel, U.S. Air Force, Ret.)
2019 marked a historic year in the history of NASA, and at the FIBCA conference, members had the rare privilege of hearing firsthand from a veteran NASA astronaut. Rex J. Walheim has flown on three space shuttle missions and lived on the international space station. He has logged more than 36 days in space with over 36 hours of spacewalks.
Astronaut Rex J. Walheim Served on Shuttle Missions:
- STS-110 in 2002
- STS-122 in 2008
- STS-135 IN 2011 (Final Space Shuttle Flight)
Following his presentation on, Rex Walheim signed autographs and took pictures with the attendees for more than 1-1/2 hours.