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Monday marks the 40th anniversary of the first US space station that helped to pave the way for the International Space Station.
A new documentary opening on Friday, January 13, called "Man on a Mission" features Richard Garriott, who became the sixth civilian in space after spending $30 million on a ride aboard Soyuz to the International Space Station
SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle's iconic Space Needle announced today that it will be sending someone from the general public into space in what it is calling Space Race 2012.
A Soyuz space capsule carrying one U.S. space tourist and two Russians safely landed on target in Kazakhstan at 0336GMT on Friday.
Recent space tourist and video game mogul Richard Garriott said his trip to the space station has been well worth the $30 million he paid for the journey.
By PETER LEONARD By Peter Leonard The Associated Press BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan An American computer game designer reached space Sunday, fulfilling a long-deferred childhood dream that began with the flight of his astronaut father.
Video game mogul Richard Garriott took off into space on Sunday aboard the Russian Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft, which successfully lifted off at 3:01 a.m. EST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan under clear weather.
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Officials with Russiaâ€™s space program said Saturday that a number of safety improvements have been made for spacecrafts returning to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS).
Owen Garriott is a former United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He was born Owen Kay Garriott on November 22, 1930 in Enid, Oklahoma. In 1948 he graduated from Enid High School and then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1953. He subsequently joined the United States Navy and worked his way to the role of officer. However, just three years later Garriott decided to leave the Navy to pursue a higher...
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