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2008-12-03 14:23:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from the STARBASE Atlantis Naval Air Station education program in Corpus Christi, Texas, will have an opportunity to experience the excitement of spaceflight first hand.

2008-11-30 16:02:00

EDWARDS, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Endeavour and its crew landed at 1:25 p.m.

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2008-11-28 09:08:10

The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of fuel, food, supplies and holiday gifts on Sunday, Nov 30.

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2008-11-23 01:10:00

The third spacewalk by Endeavour astronauts outside the International Space Station will be the focus of today’s activities aboard the two spacecraft.

2008-10-27 00:05:00

In this day and age, people engage in their right to vote from all over the world. But this Nov. 4, few ballots will have traveled as far as those cast by two NASA astronauts.

2008-10-24 15:00:04

HOUSTON, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast two special messages from International Space Station crew members, one that urges all Americans to exercise their right to vote and another marking the station's 10th birthday.

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2008-10-24 07:30:00

A Soyuz space capsule carrying one U.S. space tourist and two Russians safely landed on target in Kazakhstan at 0336GMT on Friday.

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2008-10-14 12:40:00

The Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft carrying two crewmates and one US space tourist docked with the International Space Station on Tuesday.

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2008-10-12 15:00:00

Video game mogul Richard Garriott took off into space on Sunday aboard the Russian Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft, which successfully lifted off at 3:01 a.m. EST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan under clear weather.

2008-10-12 06:00:05

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Katherine Trinidad, NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1- 202-358-3749, or katherine.trinidad@nasa.gov, or Kelly Humphries, Johnson Space Center, Houston, +1-281-483-5111, or kelly.o.humphries@nasa.gov, both of NASA HOUSTON, Oct.


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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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