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2014-04-15 12:26:59

First update in a decade and first new edition available in digital format, the Fieldbook includes new tips for everyone who seeks to explore IRVING, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) has released the fifth edition of its iconic Fieldbook - Scouting's Manual of Basic and Advanced Skills for Outdoor Adventure. This is the first time a new edition has been released in more than 10 years, and it marks the first time a new edition has been available...

2013-09-09 08:25:42

NEW YORK and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Bloomberg Businessweek today announced the new documentary film "HANK: Five Years From the Brink" will launch exclusively on Netflix on September 16, 2013. The film, co-produced by Bloomberg Businessweek and RadicalMedia, features former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and is timed to the fifth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and the start of the global financial...

Retired NASA Astronaut And Test Pilot C. Gordon Fullerton Dies At 76
2013-08-22 10:09:36

NASA [ Watch The Video - Retired Astronaut Gordon Fullerton Dies ] C. Gordon Fullerton, who compiled a distinguished career as a NASA astronaut, research pilot and Air Force test pilot spanning almost 50 years, died Aug. 21. He was 76. Fullerton had sustained a severe stroke in late 2009, and had been confined to a long-term care facility in Lancaster, Calif., for most of the past 3½ years. Fullerton logged 382 hours in space flight on two space shuttle missions while serving in...

2013-05-13 23:24:37

Media Imagery Studios creates 2013 mini-documentary video “Cradle of Liberty Council” for Southeastern Pennsylvania, Boy Scouts of America to assist inner-city youth. Pennsauken, NJ (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Media Imagery Studios, a full-service media design and digital video production studio in Pennsauken, NJ debuts a new mini-documentary video production for Southeastern Pennsylvania´s Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America. This new video follows the award-winning...

2013-04-24 16:20:29

CLEVELAND, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Don Pettit will conduct three live video chats Thursday, April 25, with 12 student teams whose science experiments won an agency-sponsored contest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Pettit, a veteran of one space shuttle mission and two long-duration expeditions aboard the International Space Station, is known for his "Science off the Sphere" videos, which he recorded while conducting experiments...

2012-11-07 12:20:37

HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Don Pettit, a veteran of three spaceflights, will discuss life and science aboard the International Space Station at the Arizona Science and Astronomy Expo Saturday, Nov. 10. Pettit's multi-media presentation, which is open to the public, begins at 4:30 p.m. CST at the Tucson Convention Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Pettit completed 193 days in space as a member of the Expedition 30 and...

2012-10-20 04:02:54

NASA's Glenn Research Center is collaborating with Lake Ridge Academy, in North Ridgeville, Ohio, on a science experience, to engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and promote academic excellence. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 NASA's Glenn Research Center is collaborating with Lake Ridge Academy, in North Ridgeville, Ohio, on a science experience, to engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education...

2012-07-05 14:21:14

HOUSTON, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just back from his mission aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Don Pettit will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 7 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 12. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO )Pettit and his crew mates, Expedition 31 Flight Engineers Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency, returned to Earth in their Soyuz...

2012-07-02 10:20:30

HOUSTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former NASA astronaut and space shuttle commander Alan "Dex" Poindexter died while on vacation with his family July 1 in Pensacola, Fla. A veteran of two spaceflights, Poindexter spent a total of 28 days in space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Poindexter, a U.S. Navy captain, commanded the STS-131 space shuttle Discovery mission to the International Space Station in 2010, delivering more than...

2012-07-02 06:21:11

SALT LAKE CITY, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) and the Liberty program announced an independent assessment team and their first tasking to advise the company on development of its commercial human certification plan for the Liberty system, which includes the launch vehicle, upper stage, abort system, composite spacecraft, ground and mission operations, crew and passenger training and a test flight crew. The FAA is authorized by Congress to regulate commercial human...


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David Walker
2012-10-27 13:40:43

David Walker was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born David Mathieson Walker on May 20, 1944 in Columbus, Georgia and graduated from Eustis High School in Eustis, Florida in 1962. He then went on to attend the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1966. Upon graduation, he went through flight training in Florida, Mississippi, and Texas and was subsequently named a Naval Aviator in December 1967. His first...

Mark Lee
2012-10-25 11:41:36

Mark Lee is a former NASA astronaut and USAF Colonel. He was born Mark Charles Lee on August 14, 1952 in Viroqua, Wisconsin. He is an Eagle Scout and a graduate from the Class of 1970 at Viroqua High School. He attended the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering in 1974. He then trained at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas and at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in preparation for his assignment at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, where he...

Thomas Jones
2012-10-22 11:32:31

Thomas Jones is a former United States astronaut. He was born Thomas David Jones on January 22, 1955 in Baltimore, Maryland and participated in Eagle Scouts as a child. He graduated from Kenwood High School in 1973 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in basic sciences in 1977. After completing as a Distinguished Graduate of the Academy, Jones served as an Air Force officer on active duty for 6 years. He then flew strategic...

Gregory Johnson
2012-10-22 11:08:31

Gregory Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a former colonel in the United States Air Force. He was born Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson on May 12, 1962 in South Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Throughout his childhood, he became an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.. He graduated from Park Hills High School in Fairborn, Ohio in 1980 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1984. He was...

Frederick Hauck
2012-10-18 14:05:34

Frederick Hauck is a retired Captain and pilot in the United States Navy, and a NASA astronaut. He was born Frederick Hamilton "Rick" Hauck on April 11, 1941 in Long Beach, California. He was raised in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., and he graduated from  St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. in 1958. He then went on to attend Tufts University as a Navy ROTC student, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from in 1962. He was commissioned upon graduation and reported...

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