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Former astronaut Alan G. Poindexter, who flew on space shuttle missions to the International Space Station, died on Sunday from injuries following a jet ski accident.
HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veteran NASA astronaut Alan Poindexter has left the agency to return to the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Poindexter, a U.S.
According to press reports, veteran NASA shuttle commander Alan Poindexter said in Tokyo this week that there is no time for sex in space among professional astronauts.
The seven-member crew of Discovery docked to the International Space Station at 3:44 am EDT.
By A.J. Hostetler, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Dec. 5--Astronaut Leland Melvin is getting some down time with his family as preparations continue for his launch aboard the shuttle Atlantis tomorrow afternoon.
The U.S. space agency started the countdown Monday for the launch of space shuttle Atlantis on an 11-day mission to the International Space Station. Atlantis is to lift off Thursday from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4:31 p.m.
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