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Researchers at MIT have found a new way to train astronauts extensively that could streamline the lengthy training process. Astronauts were administered specialized spacial tests to determine if they had the right stuff to move on.
Japan's pint-sized KIROBO will be going on a new mission this summer, making its way towards the International Space Station.
Daniel Burbank, current commander of the International Space Station crew, has taken a new step in orbit by becoming the first human to shake hands with a humanoid robot in space.
Students at Crayton Middle School in Columbia, S.C., will speak with NASA's Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank and Flight Engineer Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station at 9:55 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Reporters are invited to attend.
Students participating in a U.S. Coast Guard Academy mentoring program will speak with Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank aboard the International Space Station at 11:15 EST on Thursday, Feb. 2.
Students at the Westchester Intermediate School in Chesterton, Ind., will speak with Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank aboard the International Space Station at approximately 11:35 a.m. EST on Friday, Dec. 9.
Daniel Burbank is an American astronaut and a Captain in the United States Coast Guard. He was born Daniel Christopher Burbank on July 27, 1961 in Manchester, Connecticut. In 1979, he graduated from Tolland High School in Tolland, Connecticut. He then attended Fairfield University for his first year of college, but soon transferred to the United States Coast Guard Academy, where he earned his commission in 1985. Two years later, he completed flight training and became an instructor pilot. He...
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