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2011-10-21 07:58:56

[ Watch the Video ] Take five astronauts and instead of sending them into space take them underground. ESA´s CAVES venture prepares astronauts to work in an international team under real exploration conditions. The latest ℠crew´ has returned after six days in the dark. Sardinia is not only a popular Mediterranean holiday destination but also an excellent place for astronaut training. The island´s interior has isolated mountains and forest areas, rugged and savage....

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2010-01-23 09:26:29

The crew of the space shuttle Atlantis' STS-129 mission will deliver a specially minted silver medallion to National Football League officials at 10 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The medallion will be used for the official coin toss prior to the kickoff of Super Bowl XLIV on Sunday, Feb. 7. Shuttle commander Charlie Hobaugh, a graduate of North Ridgeville High School near Cleveland, Pilot Barry Wilmore, Mission Specialists Leland Melvin,...

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2009-11-23 07:10:46

The combined 12-member crew of Atlantis and the International Space Station will move the last of this mission's spare hardware during the third and final spacewalk today. Mission Specialists Randy Bresnik and Robert Satcher Jr. are scheduled to begin their six hour spacewalk at 6:18 a.m. Final preparations for the spacewalk will begin at 3:13 a.m. The crew's wakeup call came today at 1:28 a.m. The wakeup song, "Space Rise" by Larry Whitehair, was played for Mission Specialist Mike Foreman....

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2009-11-22 06:45:00

The six-member crew of Atlantis will have a half day to relax before getting ready for Monday's third and final spacewalk. The crew was awakened this morning with the song "Butterfly Kisses," by Bob Carlisle at 1:58 a.m. CST. It was selected for Mission Specialist Randy Bresnik. Later in the morning, Pilot Barry Wilmore and Mission Specialists Leland Melvin, Robert Satcher Jr. and Nicole Stott will answer reporters' questions in interviews with WTTG-TV in Washington, D.C., Bay News 9 in...

2009-09-16 12:20:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Randy Bresnik, who is from Santa Monica, Calif., will make his first journey into orbit on space shuttle Atlantis' next mission to the International Space Station. The STS-129 flight is targeted to launch at 4:10 p.m. EST on Nov. 12 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Mission Specialist Bresnik will conduct two spacewalks during the 11-day flight to deliver...

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2008-09-30 16:01:09

NASA has assigned the crew for space shuttle Discovery's STS-129 mission. The flight will deliver two experiment racks to the International Space Station. Marine Col. Charlie Hobaugh will command the mission, which is targeted to launch in October 2009. Navy Capt. Barry Wilmore will serve as the pilot. Mission Specialists are Robert Satcher, Navy Capt. Michael Foreman, Marine Lt. Col. Randy Bresnik and Leland Melvin. Wilmore, Satcher and Bresnik will be making their first trips to space. The...

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2005-05-07 08:55:00

NASA -- They were ejected, spun, strapped, blindfolded, dunked in water, looped, rolled, flipped, floated, left in a forest, taught to eat leaves and roots, "injured" and rescued. It may sound a lot like a script from a hit reality show, but these challenges surpassed any task ever seen on an episode of 'Survivor' or 'Fear Factor.' Today, NASA's astronaut candidates selected May 6, 2004, mark a major milestone "“ completion of a year of training toward becoming the next generation...


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2011-01-04 21:44:49

Randoph Bresnik is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps and a NASA astronaut. He was born Randolph James Bresnik on September 11, 1967 in Fort Knox, Kentucky. He graduated from Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California in 1985. He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from The Citadel in 1989, and later a Master of Science degree in Aviation Systems from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 2002. He is married to Rebecca Burgin, and...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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