Kenneth Todd "Hock" Ham is a retired American astronaut and a captain in the United States Navy. Ham was selected for NASA's astronaut program in August 1998, while serving as the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet lead carrier suitability test pilot. Ham's aviator call sign is "Hock". As of July 2013, Captain Ham served as the Chair of the Aerospace Engineering Department at the United States Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Maryland. Captain Ham has worked for Bigelow Aerospace in North Las Vegas as of August 2014.
|Born:||December 12, 1964, Plainfield, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Other occupation:||Test pilot|
|Time in space:||25d 12h 41m|
|Selection:||1998 NASA Group|
About Kenneth Ham
Retired astronaut who went on to be Chair of the Aerospace Engineering Department at the United States Naval Academy.
He was a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School.
He flew on two space missions, serving as Commander on the second.
His first marriage produced two children.
Like fellow astronaut Michael Collins, Ham was a test pilot.
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- Naval Postgraduate School alumni
- American test pilots
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