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After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York.
Three astronauts currently serving on board the International Space Station (ISS) will help NASA send New Year’s greetings to those attending Tuesday evening’s festivities at Times Square in New York, the US space agency has announced.
NASA astronaut Stephen Robinson has left the space agency.
NASA and Gowalla, a mobile and web service, have partnered to bring users one small step closer to the universe.
LOS ANGELES, June 16 /PRNewswire/ --Invited for a VIP visit to the world famous NASA Space Center, Astronaut Michael J. Massimino gave four members of Iron Maiden a comprehensive tour commenting, "Having a visit from Iron Maiden was great fun.
NASA trainees may have to go through some rather tough training to become full-fledged astronauts, but one of those tasks everyday people take for granted may be trickier than thought.
Duane Carey Duane Carey is an engineer, former Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force, and former NASA Astronaut. He was born Duane Gene "Digger" Carey on April 30, 1957 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He graduated from Highland Park High School in 1975 and went on to continue his education at the University of Minnesota. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics in 1981 and his Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from in 1982....
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