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2012-03-23 10:20:30

HOUSTON, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently back from his command of the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum will make several public appearances in the South Texas area March 24-26. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Fossum, who grew up in McAllen, Texas, is a veteran of three spaceflights. In his most recent mission, he served as commander of Expedition 29. He and his crewmates returned to Earth in a Soyuz...

2012-02-01 05:36:27

NASA and the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering invite the public to a discussion with three astronauts from recent International Space Station expedition missions at 5:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Hoff Theater inside the Adele H. Stamp Student Union. The crew members will give a video presentation about their mission and answer questions from the audience. Free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets can be picked up...

2012-01-31 12:44:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering invite the public to a discussion with three astronauts from recent International Space Station expedition missions at 5:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Hoff Theater inside the Adele H. Stamp Student Union. The crew members will give a video presentation about their mission and answer questions from the audience. (Logo:...

2011-11-28 11:51:58

Just back from his command of the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. CST on Thursday, Dec. 1. Fossum completed 167 days in space as a member of the Expedition 28 and 29 crews during his third space flight. Altogether, Fossum has spent 194 days in space and performed seven spacewalks. He ranks seventh on the all-time list for cumulative spacewalking time. Fossum and his crewmates, Expedition 29...

Expedition 29 Space Station Trio Lands Safely In Kazakhstan
2011-11-22 08:14:05

[ Watch the Video ] Three astronauts living aboard the International Space Station for the past six months safely touched down in Kazakhstan Monday, leaving three others aboard the orbiting complex until another crew is sent on December 21. Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum and Flight Engineers Satoshi Furukawa of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Sergei Volkov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) landed in their Soyuz spacecraft on the central steppe of Kazakhstan...

2011-11-21 21:19:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three International Space Station crew members safely returned to Earth on Monday, wrapping up nearly six months in space during which NASA and its international partners celebrated the 11th anniversary of continuous residence and work aboard the station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum, Flight Engineers Satoshi Furukawa of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Sergei...

2011-11-13 22:53:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Dan Burbank and Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin launched to the International Space Station at 10:14 p.m. CST Sunday (10:14 a.m. Kazakhstan time, Monday) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Burbank, Shkaplerov and Ivanishin are scheduled to dock their Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft with their new home at 11:33 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15,...

2011-10-19 03:58:09

Students gathered at Carver High School in Birmingham, Ala., will speak with Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum aboard the International Space Station at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 21. Media representatives are invited to attend. U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell of Alabama also will join the students. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and include video of Fossum. To attend the event, reporters must contact Allison Abney in Sewell's office at 202-225-1710 or...

2011-09-23 16:17:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students in Edinburgh, Texas, will make a special call to the International Space Station and Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum on Tuesday, September 27. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The event, which includes a video link with Fossum, will be broadcast live on NASA Television at 10:10 a.m. CDT. One thousand middle school students are expected to participate, including fifth through eighth grade students...

2011-06-07 15:58:00

HOUSTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov and Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa launched to the International Space Station at 3:12 p.m. CDT Tuesday (2:12 a.m. local time, Wednesday) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Fossum, Furukawa and Volkov - the Soyuz commander- are scheduled to dock their spacecraft with their new home at 4:22 p.m. Thursday,...