Gabrielle Giffords

  Mark Kelly is an American astronaut, retired US Navy Captain, New York Times best-selling author, and an experienced naval aviator and test pilot who flew combat missions during the Gulf War. He flew his first of four missions in 2001 aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour, the same space shuttle that he commanded on its final flight in May 2011. He has also commanded Space Shuttle Discovery and is one of only two individuals who have visited the International Space Station on four different occasions.

Ex-US Rep. Gabby Giffords Attends NY Gun Show

Oct 14, 2013
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Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords visited a gun show in New York over the weekend.

Giffords and her astronaut husband, Mark Kelly, toured the Saratoga Springs Arms Fair on Sunday with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Giffords was there to highlight a voluntary agreement that closely monitors gun show sales in New York. It's part of her national campaign for stricter gun control.

Courtesy of Bard College

A former congressional representative and her husband will deliver the commencement address at a college in the Hudson Valley.

Conn. lt. gov.'s office: Giffords meeting planned

Jan 4, 2013
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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A spokesman says Connecticut's lieutenant governor has been invited to attend a meeting between former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and families of the victims of the deadly Newtown elementary school shooting.