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Astronaut Michael Foale Announces Retirement
2013-08-11 05:04:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Michael Foale, a veteran of six NASA missions who spent a total of 375 days in space during his 26-year career, is retiring, the US space agency announced on Friday. Foale was born in Louth, England in 1957. In 1983, he joined the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston and served as a payload officer in the Mission Control Center. During his tenure at JSC, Foale was responsible for payload operations of commercial satellites...

2013-08-09 16:20:42

WASHINGTON, Aug 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Michael Foale has retired, ending a 26-year space agency career that included 375 days in space during six space shuttle missions and extended stays aboard two space stations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Foale spent 145 days aboard the Russian space station Mir in 1997 and 194 days aboard the International Space Station as commander of Expedition 8 from October 2003 to April 2004. He...


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Michael Foale
2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

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