Space Shuttle Launches With Gabrielle Gifford's Husband Mark Kelly (Pictures)

By Lauren Gerber on
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is making a miraculous recovery from her head gunshot wound, and husband -- and today commander Mark Kelly -- headed the launch of NASA space shuttle Endeavor. Giffords was on hand to watch her husband lead the efforts at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.The shuttle is headed out on a 16-day mission in which it will travel to the Internatioonal Space Station on Wednesday, where the team will deliver a $2 billion particle physics experiment...Read Full Story

Gabrielle Giffords' Husband: Astronaut Mark Kelly

By Deena Bustillo on
Our thoughts go out to Mark Kelly today, the astronaut whose wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head today in Arizona. Giffords, an Arizona Congresswoman, was shot while holding an event at a grocery store in Tucson today. Don't Miss: Remembering Gabrielle Giffords: Pics and BioGabrielle GiffordsGabrielle Giffords Shot at Grocery Store, Gunman in Custody Kelly and Giffords were married on November 10, 2007, and when Kelly commanded the STS-124 space shuttle in 2008, he became the...Read Full Story