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2014-06-30 12:23:11

HOUSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut and educator Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger has departed the agency for other pursuits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Selected by NASA in 2004, Metcalf-Lindenburger was among NASA's first class of educator astronauts. She flew on space shuttle mission STS-131 in April of 2010, accumulating more than 15 days in space. During her mission she coordinated supplies and equipment transferred to the...

2012-06-20 08:39:10

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will speak with astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, commander of the 16th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission, and her fellow crewmate Timothy Peake of the European Space Agency at 4:10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 20 as they perform their final "spacewalk" of the mission, 63 feet below the ocean's surface. The administrator's call to the crew will air live on NASA Television. The NEEMO 16 crew has been simulating asteroid...

2012-06-06 14:42:16

NASA astronaut and commander for the 16th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO), Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, will be available for live satellite interviews while performing a simulated spacewalk under water. The interviews will take place between 8:45 and 9:45 a.m. EDT June 15. NASA will also host a media day June 21 in Key Largo, Fla. NEEMO sends groups of NASA employees and contractors to live for 12 days, 63 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, in the National...

2010-06-16 07:26:25

NASA's Glenn Research Center will welcome NASA astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Naoko Yamazaki to Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, on Monday, June 21, at 2:30 p.m. The space shuttle Discovery mission STS-131 astronauts will share highlights of their 15-day mission of more than 6.2 million miles with the staff and will be available for an informal media opportunity after their presentation. This flight was the 33rd mission to the...

2010-05-21 07:28:40

NASA Headquarters in Washington will welcome space shuttle Discovery's STS-131 astronauts for a visit Tuesday, May 25, through Thursday, May 27. Their 15-day mission of more than 6.2 million miles wrapped up on April 20. The crew includes Rockville, Md., native Alan Poindexter and Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, the last of three teachers selected as educator astronauts to fly on the shuttle. On Tuesday, Metcalf-Lindenburger , STS-131 Commander Poindexter, Pilot Jim Dutton and Mission...

2010-04-16 15:11:03

Space shuttle Discovery astronauts secured the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo in the cargo bay this morning, wrapping up its delayed move from the International Space Station. Leonardo had spent the crew's night at the end of the station's Canadarm2 just above Discovery's payload bay after balky bolts delayed its departure from the orbiting laboratory's Harmony module. Mission Specialists Stephanie Wilson and Naoko Yamazaki used the arm to cover the final feet of the first stage of...

2010-04-12 09:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth will speak with students in Gibsonville, N.C., on Wednesday, April 14. The call with the students and space shuttle Commander Alan Poindexter and Mission Specialists Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, Stephanie Wilson and Clay Anderson will take place at 1:06 p.m. EDT at Eastern Guilford High School in Gibsonville. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Eastern Guilford High...

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