Paul Lockhart

Colonel Paul Scott "Paco" Lockhart (born April 28, 1956) is a former American astronaut and a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions.Lockhart, born and reared in Amarillo, Texas, earned degrees in mathematics and aerospace engineering from Texas Tech University and the University of Texas at Austin before being commissioned in 1981 into the United States Air Force. A test pilot for the F-16 aircraft, Lockhart was selected as an astronaut candidate in 1996.