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2011-03-07 10:18:13

Joining Astronaut Safety and Mission Assurance Team as SpaceX Prepares to Carry Astronauts Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is proud to announce that NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman is joining the company as a senior engineer working on astronaut safety and mission assurance. "We're excited about the great team that we are building. Our talent is the key to our success. Garrett's experience designing and using spaceflight hardware will be invaluable as we prepare the spacecraft that...

2011-03-04 08:00:00

HOUSTON, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman has left the agency to return to private industry. Reisman is a veteran of two spaceflight missions, including a long-duration mission on the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "I had the pleasure of working with Garrett in space during Expedition 16," said Peggy Whitson, chief of the Astronaut Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. "He is...

2010-07-21 08:41:40

NASA Headquarters in Washington will welcome space shuttle Atlantis' STS-132 astronauts and International Space Station Expedition 22 and 23 Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer for a visit Monday, July 26, through Thursday, July 29. Creamer considers Upper Marlboro, Md., his hometown. He graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Md., and Loyola College in Columbia, Md. Ken Ham commanded the shuttle flight and was joined by Pilot Tony Antonelli and Mission Specialists Garrett...

2010-04-22 11:14:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's next space shuttle mission, STS-132, will carry two New Jersey-born astronauts into orbit. The launch currently is scheduled for May 14 from the Kennedy Space Center, Fla. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Veteran space flier Ken Ham, who was born in Plainfield, N.J., will command shuttle Atlantis' next mission to the International Space Station. Garrett Reisman, of Morristown, N.J., will make...

2009-05-18 16:45:32

NASA has assigned the crew for space shuttle mission STS-132, targeted for launch in April 2010. This flight will deliver the Russian-built Mini Research Module (MRM1) to the International Space Station. Navy Capt. Ken Ham will command the shuttle Atlantis for this 11-day mission. Navy Cmdr. Tony Antonelli will serve as the pilot. Mission specialists are Navy Capt. Steve Bowen, Karen Nyberg, Garrett Reisman, and Piers Sellers. Ham was born in Plainfield, N.J. He received a bachelor's degree...

2009-05-14 13:30:20

The U.S. space agency says it has assigned the crew for space shuttle mission STS-132, targeted for launch in April 2010. The 11-day mission will deliver the Russian-built Mini Research Module to the International Space Station. Space shuttle Atlantis will be commanded by Navy Capt. Ken Ham, with Navy Cmdr. Tony Antonelli serving as pilot. Steve Bowen, Karen Nyberg, Garrett Reisman and Piers Sellers -- all veteran astronauts who served on previous missions -- will complete the crew. Astronaut...

2008-06-14 13:27:08

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The recent repair of a zero gravity toilet aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is an object lesson in how astronauts can escape Earth, but not the facts of life. Station cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko patched up the orbiting laboratory's Russian-built commode last week by replacing a failed pump in its urine collection system in a mundane, but vital, space potty fix. "The toilet was kind of a single point failure," said NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman,...

2008-06-14 21:00:04

MOSCOW. June 14 (Interfax-AVN) - U.S. space shuttle Discovery has returned to the Earth after a two-week mission. Discovery, launched on June 1, took the chief section of the Japanese Kibo module to the International Space Station ISS and spares for the station's only toilet. The mission has involved three spacewalks during which Kibo was installed, a nitrogen tank used in the station's cooling system was replaced and other tasks were carried out. Discovery, which landed on Cape...

2008-06-14 15:00:03

Space shuttle Discovery had a smooth landing Saturday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, concluding an assembly mission to the International Space Station. NASA officials said the spacecraft, with Cmdr. Mark Kelly and Pilot Ken Ham at the controls, landed at 11:15 a.m. EDT without any problems in what the space agency described as perfect weather. The shuttle crew reached the space station June 2, carrying out its mission of delivering the second component of the Japan Aerospace...

2008-06-14 10:20:00

The Discovery astronauts dropped from Earth's orbit and soared to a safe landing in Florida this morning, drawing to an end a 14-day mission to the international space station for the delivery of a $1 billion Japanese science module. The winged space ship swooped out of a sunny Florida sky and onto the runway at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 10:15 a.m. CDT. Discovery's return to Earth unfolded trouble-free. Weather conditions were ideal. "Great to be back," said Discovery commander Mark...

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