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Cavenauts Take It Underground
2012-09-12 08:17:15

Watch the Video: Cavenauts Head Underground April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Space Agency's (ESA) CAVES training program entered its secondary phase last Friday as six astronauts entered the Sardinian caves in Italy that will be their home for this week. CAVES (Cooperative Adventure for Valuing and Exercising human behavior and performance Skills) mimics elements of spaceflight to prepare astronauts and trainers for the real thing. Spending time...

2012-02-24 04:15:51

In an exclusive interview with Physics World, astronaut Drew Feustel gives a vivid account of his two missions into space and recalls his determination to make his childhood ambition — space flight — come true. In the video, Feustel discusses his two missions — his maiden flight in 2009, as part of a team sent to repair the Hubble Space telescope, and his return to space in 2011 as the lead spacewalker on Endeavour's final mission to the International Space Station....

2011-05-20 09:05:00

A faulty CO2 sensor has cut short the first spacewalk of the shuttle Endeavour astronauts, Fox News reports. Mission controllers noticed that Gregory Chamitoff's spacesuit sensor wasn't working and, erring on the side of safety, NASA had the astronauts return to the station until the issue could be assessed. Feustel and Chamitoff spent early Friday on routine chores outside the ISS, installing a light fixture here, covering something there, picking some stuff up. Chamitoff and spacewalking...

2009-05-14 08:35:00

Space shuttle Atlantis astronauts John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel have successfully installed a new camera to the Hubble Telescope during the first of five planned spacewalks of the STS-125 mission.Grunsfeld and Feustel reported some early difficulty on Thursday with the A-latch bolt while trying to release the Wide Field Camera 2 from the Hubble telescope. Within the hour, astronauts reported that the latch bolt was finally all the way out and the WFPC 2 camera was free. Astronauts...

2006-07-10 15:48:11

NASA will test concepts for future space exploration this month by sending three astronauts and an oceanographer on a mission to an underwater laboratory off the coast of Florida. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata will lead the crew on a seven-day undersea mission July 22 to 28 aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Aquarius underwater laboratory. NASA astronauts Andrew J. Feustel and Karen L. Nyberg, and Karen Kohanowich, deputy...

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Andrew Feustel
2012-09-17 09:28:01

Andrew Feustel is a NASA astronaut and an American Geophysicist. He was born Andrew J. (Drew) Feustel on August 25, 1965 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Lake Orion, Michigan. He graduated from Lake Orion High School and subsequently received an Associate’s degree from Oakland Community College. During this time, he worked at International Autoworks as an auto mechanic. He then transferred to Purdue University, where joined the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and served as a...

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