Brazos Valley Burn Bans: The following counties are under a Burn Ban: Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Madison, Milam, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Washington
Steve Swanson has added to the Aggie tradition of space travel.
The NASA mission specialist has a doctoral degree in computer science from Texas A&M, meaning he'll be the second Aggie in space in less than a year.
The shuttle Atlantis lifted off Friday evening on an 11-day mission that will serve to deliver a number of parts to the International Space Station.
According to an interview with NASA, Swanson will operate the shuttle's arm and even do a spacewalk, just like fellow Aggie Mike Fossum did last July on the shuttle Discovery.
William Pailes was the first Aggie in space aboard Atlantis in 1985.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.