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2008-12-04 17:22:56

Walz most recently served as director for the Advanced Capabilities Division in the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington. In the division, he played a key role in developing technologies that will lead to greater capabilities in robotic and human exploration of the solar system. He oversaw work in many fields, including nuclear power and propulsion, human adaptation to spaceflight, and lunar exploration. Many of these programs will help humans return to...

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2008-12-04 12:42:21

The U.S. space agency says one of its veteran astronauts, Carl Walz, is resigning to take an unspecified job in the private sector. Walz most recently served as director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Advanced Capabilities Division. NASA owes a great debt to Carl Walz for his service as an astronaut and the expertise and perspective he has shared with us in the Advanced Capabilities Division, said Doug Cooke, associate administrator for the Exploration Systems Mission...


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2010-12-03 14:15:45

Daniel Bursch is an engineer and former NASA astronaut. He was born Daniel Wheeler Bursch on July 25, 1957 in Bristol, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Vestal Senior High School in Vestal, New York in 1975, and he then went on to attend United States Naval Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1979. Upon his graduation, he was designated a Naval Flight Officer at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida. He finished training as an A-6E Intruder bombardier/navigator, he...

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