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2014-05-14 20:20:40

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientific research to prepare astronauts to venture farther into the solar system than ever before and provide real benefits to life on Earth

2011-11-16 04:03:19

Astronauts and oil field workers will share a training facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston thanks to a new agreement that takes advantage of excess capacity at the agency's underwater training pool.

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2010-04-20 12:15:00

NASA and the National Science Teachers Association, or NSTA, have selected high school teachers from Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Missouri, New York, North Carolina and Washington to fly an experiment in microgravity.

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2010-02-27 07:35:00

Spaceflight pioneer Aaron Cohen, a former director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, died Thursday, Feb 25, after a lengthy illness.

2010-01-06 09:45:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA officials will discuss an upcoming spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts, the relocation of a Soyuz spacecraft to a new docking port and other International Space Station activities during a briefing at 1 p.m. CST on Monday, Jan. 11.

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2009-06-29 11:00:00

After reviewing more than 3,500 applications, NASA has selected nine people for the 2009 astronaut candidate class.


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