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NASA Narrows Astronaut Candidates To Eight
2013-06-17 10:58:23

Watch the video "Astronaut Class of 2013" Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA has narrowed down its search for its 2013 Astronaut Candidate Class to just eight potential candidates from an initial list of 6,100. The space agency spent a year-and-a-half looking through résumés from thousands of candidates before whittling it down to the top eight contenders. NASA said the final group will receive a wide array of technical training at...

NASA Administrator Talks Asteroids During Visit At JPL
2013-05-24 09:57:14

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA Administrator Charles Bolden met with members of the asteroid initiative team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., today. Later, Bolden and some team members spoke with media inside a JPL lab where advanced technology propulsion systems are built and tested, like the type that will be used for the asteroid initiative. JPL and NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland are developing the ion thruster jointly. The initiative is a...

Sally Ride Tribute Taking Place Monday
2013-05-19 05:23:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA will be celebrating the life of the famous female astronaut Sally Ride on Monday in Washington DC at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The space agency said this celebration will highlight Ride's contribution and the legacies she left behind after passing away last July. Attendees will be treated to talents from Patti Austin, Damian Kulash of the band OK Go, Twyla Tharp, Maria Shriver and Billie Jean King....

NASA's Charles Bolden Speaks At Humans To Mars Summit
2013-05-07 04:47:08

[ Listen to the Podcast Series: Is A Mission To Mars Possible? ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online During the Humans to Mars Summit at George Washington University yesterday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden laid down some thoughts about the US space agency sending man to the Red Planet. Bolden started off his keynote speech by addressing the growing international interest in sending humans to Mars, while also pointing out how even President Barack Obama has...

Roscomos Contract With NASA Extended
2013-05-01 19:20:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online NASA signed another contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to continue using its services for transporting crew to and from the International Space Station (ISS). The move is a reminder of how the US still has no transportation to space from its own soil ever since retiring the space shuttle program back in 2011. The $424 million addition to the contract extends services for Russian transportation through...


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2012-05-12 09:16:02

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1994 at 7:10 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on February 11, 1994 at 2:19 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 130 times at an altitude of 191 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 7 hours, 9 minutes, and 22 seconds. This was the second SPACEHAB mission and the first mission undertaken with a Russian crew member. It was the first step in the ongoing US-Russian cooperative...

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2010-12-02 17:47:08

Charles Bolden is the current Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps major general, and former NASA astronaut.. He was born Charles Frank Bolden Jr. on August 19, 1946 in Columbia, South Carolina. During his childhood, his father coached him through football until he graduated from Johnson High School in 1964, where his father was the head football coach. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1968, and a...

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