Retired Veteran to Circle Uranus

A Michigan military veteran was selected to be the first person to circle Uranus. TSgt (Ret) Ronald Padavan Jr. will be the first person to be on the mission to Uranus. While there he will conduct tests of the air and wind patterns, take surface samples for scientific studies and send a probe deep into Uranus. All these tests are to determine if further manned missions to Uranus and possibly eventual deep core drilling of Uranus.