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By Catherine Edman cedman@@dailyherald.com Carefully outstretching their right hands - as if they'd just been consecrated - two girls excitedly walked away from their brush with celebrity. Will those hands ever get a washing, a reporter asked one of the teens.
By Catherine Edman cedman@@dailyherald.com Back home for the first time since concluding a fourth-month space mission, Lombard astronaut Dan Tani thanked those who sought to lessen the tragedy of his mother's death.
By Catherine Edman cedman@@dailyherald.com On what would have been his mother's 91st birthday, Lombard astronaut Dan Tani finally returned to Earth.
By Deborah Bulkeley Deseret News When kids ask Dan Tani what it takes to be an astronaut, he smiles and says good grades are a plus, but even more important, "you have to be nice enough that someone would want to live with you in a tin can for six months." Speaking Friday to a roomful of children at the Salt Lake Main Library, Tani described his latest mission to space -- a four-month stay on the International Space Station.
By Elizabeth Miller, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 19--It was that call in the middle of the night everyone fears. NASA astronaut Dan Tani celebrated Christmas and his 47th birthday in the four months he spent late last year as a flight specialist on Expedition 16 on the international space station.
After a busy day of spacewalking on Wednesday, the space shuttle Atlantis and International Space Station crews have a light day ahead of them, with off-duty time, interviews and preparations for Friday.
Expedition 16 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Dan Tani are replacing a motor at the base of one of the International Space Station's solar wings during a spacewalk that began at 4:56 a.m. EST Wednesday.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are preparing for a Wednesday spacewalk to restore some of the power-generating ability of the orbiting laboratory's expansive solar wings.
NASA on Tuesday traced fuel gauge failures in shuttle Atlantis' tank to a bad connector, and a top manager said he did not know how long it would take to replace the part or when the spaceship might fly.
Two astronauts went out on a spacewalk Tuesday to wire up the international space station's newest room and keep the next shuttle visit on track for early December.
On February 1st, 1961, Daniel Tani was born to Rose and Henry N. Tani of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. He and his family later moved to Lombard, Illinois where he graduated high school from Glenbard East High School. In 1979, Tani started his studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 1984 he received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and his master’s, specializing in human factors and group decision making, in 1988. During his time at MIT, Tani was a Brother of...