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2011-05-04 15:40:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2011 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 3 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 7. The ceremony will take place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Joining the hall of fame this year are former astronauts Karol J. "Bo" Bobko and Susan J. Helms. Their inductions bring the total number of space...

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2012-03-10 09:05:47

The first flight of Atlantis was launched from Kennedy Space Center on October 3, 1985 at 11:15 AM EDT and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on October 7 at 10:00 AM PDT. The shuttle orbited 64 times at an altitude of 319 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.5 degrees and travelled 1.7 million miles. The launch was delayed 22 minutes, 30 seconds due to a main engine liquid hydrogen prevalve close remote power controller showing a faulty 'on' indication. This was the second mission...

2010-12-02 22:02:55

Karol Bobko is an engineer, retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut. He was born Karol Joseph Bobko on December 23, 1937 in New York City, New York. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy in 1959. He received his commission and navigator rating, and then he attended pilot training at Bartow Air Base. He completed his flight training and received his wings...

2010-11-17 14:54:00

Donald Peterson is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut. He was born Donald Herod Peterson on October 22, 1933 in Winona, Mississippi. He graduated from Winona High School and went on to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1955. He is also a graduate of the Aerospace Research Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, California where he completed his training. His first...

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