Portrait of Jim Voss in front of his airplanes

Long-Distance Commuter

Sept. 1, 2018

Jim Voss has been to space five times. He can handle the Houston-to-Boulder commute.

F-35 pilots

From Free-Throws to F-35s

June 1, 2018

Tucker Hamilton and Aaron Frey are test pilots for the U.S. military’s most sophisticated fighter jets ever. Their journey together started in middle school.

jim patton

A Buff Forever in Flight

Sept. 1, 2011

After more than 9,000 flight hours and 60 years as a pilot, James Patton Jr. landed at the end of his career where he first took off — on the plane of his childhood dreams.