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Following two spacewalks to replace a degraded pump module on the truss, or backbone, of the International Space Station, flight controllers in the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston successfully restarted the new pump Tuesday night.
Three International Space Station crew members took their Soyuz for a spin around the block Friday as they prepare for the extremely busy final week of Expedition 37.
HOUSTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After living aboard the International Space Station for six months, Houston's first born and raised astronaut will return two flown mementos to officials at Houston's City Hall. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) At 2 p.m.
HOUSTON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock, a colonel in the U.S. Army, will relive his spaceflight experiences for students and teachers in the Fort Hood area on May 2. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Beginning at 11 a.m.
HOUSTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After living aboard the International Space Station for six months, NASA astronaut Douglas Wheelock will return to Harpursville, N.Y., on April 6 to relive his spaceflight experience for students of Harpursville Central School District and to return the Medal of Honor he carried with him in space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Beginning at 10 a.m.
NASA invites its Twitter followers to a special Tweetup with astronaut Doug Wheelock at 3 pm EDT on Wednesday, March 16.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Space Station residents Scott Kelly, Catherine Coleman and Paolo Nespoli will speak to elementary, middle and high school students from the greater Cleveland metropolitan area on Tuesday, Dec. 28.
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian cosmonaut and a pair of American astronauts safely touched down near the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan late Thursday evening.
HOUSTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After living aboard the International Space Station for six months, NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson will relive her spaceflight experience for the public, friends and co-workers in a special presentation at 6:30 p.m. CST Tuesday, Nov.
Douglas Wheelock is an American astronaut. He was born Douglas Harry "Wheels" Wheelock on May 5, 1960 in Binghamton, New York. The Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969 is said to have inspired him to pursue astronautics. He graduated from Windsor Central High School in Windsor, New York in 1978 and immediately went on to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. After four years as a cadet, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science and Engineering. After...
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