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Roy S. Estess


In this image from 2001, Johnson Space Center Acting Director Roy Estess (right) greets the Expedition 3 and STS-108 crews during return ceremonies. Seated (from left) are Nikolai Zubov, Deputy Director for Logistics and Procurement, Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Star City, Russia; Expedition 3 commander Frank Culbertson; and Expedition 3 flight engineers Mikhail Tyurin and Vladimir N. Dezhurov. Estess, who passed away on June 25, 2010, had a 37-year career at NASA, serving as Johnson Space Center director and retiring as the director of the Stennis Space Center. Image Credit: NASA (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)