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2009-12-04 08:00:00

NASA Television will air the events surrounding the launch and delivery of the next three residents to the International Space Station.

2009-11-03 12:28:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh native Mike Fincke, a colonel in the Air Force, has spent a full year in space throughout the course of his career as a NASA astronaut.

2009-10-02 15:06:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney Parks and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) today celebrated Buzz Lightyear's cosmic achievement as the longest tenured crew member in space with a ticker-tape parade down Main Street, U.S.A.

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2009-08-27 07:05:00

As the Expedition 20 crew members continued preparations for a visit by space shuttle Discovery, they tackled a variety of science and maintenance duties aboard the International Space Station Wednesday.

2009-08-11 12:50:20

NASA says it has assigned Navy Capt. Mark Kelly to command the final space shuttle flight -- the 36th mission to the International Space Station. Space shuttle Discovery's STS-134 mission, scheduled for launch Sept. 16, 2010, will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the station.

2009-08-08 13:00:00

LATROBE, Pa., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh-area native and veteran astronaut with more than a year's time in space, Col. Mike Fincke will examine the processes and quality control systems at Latrobe Specialty Steel (LSS) on Tuesday, August 11(th).

2009-08-07 15:12:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students will have a unique opportunity to speak with International Space Station resident and NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra during an in-flight hookup from 10:20 to 10:40 a.m.

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2009-07-20 06:30:00

A day of spacewalking and plumbing repair are in store for the Endeavour and Expedition 20 crews aboard the International Space Station.

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2009-06-30 16:30:00

Three International Space Station crew members will board an attached Soyuz spacecraft and move it to a different docking port, US space officials said.

2009-06-30 16:19:31

Three members of the International Space Station crew will board a Soyuz spacecraft attached to the station and move it to a different docking port on Thursday, July 2. The journey will be broadcast live on NASA Television.


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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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