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2009-01-22 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will receive special recognition from the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Saturday, Jan. 24. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) During the 23rd Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards in Nashville, Tenn., NASA TV and Marshall will be honored with the Governor's Award for Lifetime...

2009-01-21 13:16:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke, aboard the International Space Station with Flight Engineers Sandy Magnus and Yury Lonchakov, recently filmed a high-definition tour of the orbiting complex. The 35-minute tour will air as a special Video File on NASA Television's HD Channel 105 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. CST Thursday and Friday. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The special Video File also will be broadcast in...

2009-01-21 15:16:35

The U.S. space agency says Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke has made a 35-minute high-definition video tour of the International Space Station. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration video, produced with Flight Engineers Sandy Magnus and Yury Lonchakov, will air as a special Video File on NASA Television's HD Channel 105 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. CST Thursday and Friday. The video will then be broadcast in standard-definition on NASA TV immediately following the regularly scheduled...

2009-01-15 14:24:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters are invited to witness students from Key Peninsula Middle School of Lakebay, Wash., while they chat with NASA Expedition 18 astronauts Mike Fincke and Sandra Magnus, who are aboard the International Space Station. The downlink will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 10:15 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. PST, at Galaxy Theatres in Gig Harbor, Wash. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Joining the students...

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2009-01-14 12:44:27

NASA will hold a media briefing Thursday, Jan. 22, at 1 p.m. CST, with the next resident crew of the International Space Station. The briefing will originate from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's Web site. Questions will be taken from reporters at participating NASA locations. The briefing participants are: - Expedition 19 Commander and Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka - Expedition 19 Flight Engineer and NASA astronaut Michael...

2009-01-13 15:19:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to witness a chat between students from Utah's only NASA Explorer School and Expedition 18 astronaut Sandra Magnus, who is aboard the International Space Station. This live call from low Earth orbit will take place on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 9:50 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. PST, at the Wendover High School, 110 Wildcat Blvd., in Wendover, Utah. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Wendover High...

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2009-01-06 11:45:00

Journalists are invited to join a group of Las Vegas students who "struck it rich" and have an opportunity to chat with NASA Expedition 18 astronauts Mike Fincke and Sandra Magnus, who are aboard the International Space Station. The live chat will take place on Thursday, Jan. 8, from 10:10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PST, at the Jim Bridger Middle School, 2505 North Bruce Street, in Las Vegas. A live educational downlink will connect an auditorium filled with hundreds of middle school students and...

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2008-12-29 11:15:00

NASA TV will air a special New Year's message from International Space Station Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Sandy Magnus beginning on Monday's noon EST Video File (newsfeed). From their vantage point 220 miles above Earth, the astronauts express their year-end thoughts on the significance of the international outpost and their New Year's wish for the complex in 2009. The crew also shares their wish for peace in the languages of all of the countries represented in...

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2008-12-23 12:20:00

An American and Russian astronaut installed a device that monitors conditions around the orbital outpost during an almost six hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Tuesday. Station commander Michael Finckeand and flight engineer Yury Lonchakov were attempting to repair electrical charges they believe triggered glitches that caused Russian space capsules returning to Earth to land hard and off-course during two consecutive homecomings in October 2007 and April 2008. Data...

2008-12-22 17:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years after applying to NASA, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum will be honored by conducting an Amateur Radio live connection to speak with the International Space Station and Astronaut E. Michael Fincke. Spearheaded by Ig Justyna with a local amateur radio group, they applied to Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) on behalf of the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. When asked why they chose Ann Arbor's Hands-On Museum for this...


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Michael Fincke
2012-09-19 14:10:13

Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...

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2011-04-18 23:18:19

Gregory Chamitoff is an engineer and NASA astronaut. He was born Gregory Errol Chamitoff on August 6, 1962 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is married to Alison Chantal Caviness, M.D., and together they have two children, Natasha and Dimitri. His interests include scuba diving, backpacking, skiing, and racquetball. He graduated from Blackford High School in San Jose, California in 1980. As an undergraduate student at California Polytechnic State University, Chamitoff taught courses in...

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