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2011-03-03 13:19:00

HOUSTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former NASA astronaut John "Mike" Lounge, 64, died Tuesday morning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "All of us at the Johnson Space Center are deeply saddened by the passing of former astronaut Mike Lounge," said Michael Coats, Director, Johnson Space Center. "I personally had the pleasure of working with Mike in one capacity or another for more than 30 years. He had an unwavering love of country and...


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2012-03-10 09:03:45

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on August 27, 19885 at 6:58 AM EDT and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on September 3 at 6:15 AM PDT. The shuttle orbited 112 times at an altitude of 242 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.45 degrees and travelled 2.9 million miles. The launch scheduled for August 24 was scrubbed at T-5 minutes due to thunderstorms in the vicinity. The launch scheduled for August 25 was delayed when the orbiter's number five on-board general purpose...

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2012-01-13 17:24:07

Richard Covey is a retired U.S. Air Force officer and former NASA astronaut. He was born Richard Oswalt Covey on August 1, 1946 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was raised in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and graduated from Choctawhatchee High School in 1964. He went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering sciences in 1968. One year later he earned a Master of Science in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue University. As a...

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2010-11-17 16:09:04

Joseph Allen is a former NASA astronaut who logged more than 3,000 hours of flying time. He was born Joseph Percival Allen on June 27, 1937 in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He graduated from Crawfordsville High School in Indiana, and went to on earn his Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and physics from DePauw University in 1959. He then furthered his education and earned a Master of Science degree in 1961 and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in physics from Yale University in 1965. He became a...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.