A tight-knit team that worked together for almost 30 years to put the first two generations of GPS satellites into orbit and dispatch dozens of NASA science probes throughout the Solar System will soon gather in California for one last flight of the venerable Delta II rocket. Among them is octogenarian George Looschen, who will be returning on console in an advisory role to monitor the rocket’s avionics, and NASA’s Tim Dunn, whose first job out of the Air Force was as an ...

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