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Mary and Curt Brown moved to a home in the town of Hudson 10 years ago. Curt was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on April 20. Photo by Randy Hanson

All Curt Brown ever wanted to do was fly

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Hudson can now boast of being home to not only an astronaut -- but a Hall of Fame astronaut.

Space shuttle commander Curt Brown was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center on April 20.


Brown and fellow inductees Eileen Collins and Bonnie Dunbar joined legends such as John Glenn, Neil Armstrong and James Lovell in the Hall, bringing the total membership to 85.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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