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Remembering Gordon Cooper 50 Years After Mercury Mission
2013-05-14 12:26:58

Astronaut Gordon Cooper launched aboard the final Mercury mission May 15, 1963, logging in more time in space than all the previous Mercury astronauts combined. He flew the Faith 7 spacecraft around the Earth 22 times and logged in over 34 hours in space.

Apollo 1 Tribute
2013-01-28 04:08:17

President John F. Kennedy put the call out nearly half a decade ago that man would be reaching new heights by walking on the moon, and Sunday marked the occasion that saw the first step in that vision as the Apollo 1 crew made preparations for their mission.

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2010-05-04 08:34:43

Guenter Wendt, the legendary pad leader who often was the last person astronauts saw before going into space, died at his home Monday morning in Merritt Island, Fla, within a few miles of NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

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2009-05-16 14:55:00

James Webb garnered tremendous praise for his management acumen as NASA’s administrator during the race to space and the moon.

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2005-08-29 13:20:00

A 15-year-old girl with a Web site, a summer of free time and an astronaut for a hero is trying to solve a 3-year-old dispute over one of NASA's earliest space suits.


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