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2013-09-17 16:20:21

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut and California native Rex Walheim will be honored by the City of Petaluma, Calif., with his own special day, "Rex Walheim Day" on Sept. 21. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Beginning at 1 p.m. PDT, Saturday, Sept. 21, in downtown Petaluma, a motorcade parade honoring Walheim will proceed from the Sheraton hotel, 745 Baywood Drive, to hanger 18B of the Petaluma Airport, 601 Sky Ranch Road....

2012-06-23 09:46:06

NASA astronaut Rex Walheim will be available for live satellite interviews in front of a full-scale model of the Orion spacecraft from 6 - 7:30 a.m. CDT, Thursday, June 28. Interviews will originate at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The first space-bound Orion capsule is set to arrive at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida next week. Walheim is the Astronaut Office's main liaison with the Orion Program. He provides input from an astronaut's perspective on Orion's...

2012-06-22 10:21:24

HOUSTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Rex Walheim will be available for live satellite interviews in front of a full-scale model of the Orion spacecraft from 6 - 7:30 a.m. CDT, Thursday, June 28. Interviews will originate at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The first space-bound Orion capsule is set to arrive at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida next week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Walheim is the...

Image 1 - NASA Astronauts Check Out SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft
2012-03-20 03:24:25

NASA astronauts stepped into SpaceX Dragon capsule recently to get a feel for how the spacecraft might ride after long hours. The group of astronauts and industry experts climbed inside the Dragon capsule and tested out positioning of displays and assessed how comfortable the spacecraft was. “There are very important systems that need to be in place before you can put humans in a spacecraft,” Jon Cowart, NASA´s partner manager for SpaceX, said in a press release....

2012-02-22 14:14:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media opportunities are available in the Bay Area as NASA shares the accomplishments, promise and opportunities for research aboard the International Space Station in California during the month of March. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The agency will showcase its newest exhibit, "Destination: Station," a multimedia exhibit, free with admission at The Tech Museum in San Jose. The exhibit will be open...

2011-12-31 09:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bayer Advanced(TM) Garden of Imagination Rose Parade® float tells the story of the Walheim brothers who grew up working in the family garden near San Francisco and dreamt of what could be. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111231/AT28629 ) The Tournament of Roses' Just Imagine... theme inspired the creation of the Bayer Advanced Garden of...

2011-12-14 04:30:30

As NASA looks to new, deep space destinations and an ambitious commercial transportation system to the International Space Station, the agency is recruiting the next generation of explorers to make these momentous journeys. To discuss this opportunity and application procedures, veteran astronaut Rex Walheim will be available for interviews live via internet teleconferencing from 8:30 to 10 a.m. CST on Friday, Dec. 16. NASA is accepting applications for the agency's next class in the...

2011-09-23 13:57:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA invites its Twitter followers to a special Tweetup with Sandy Magnus and Chris Ferguson at 4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 13. The event will be in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Commander Chris Ferguson, Pilot Doug Hurley, Mission Specialists Sandra Magnus and Rex Walheim were the crew of the space shuttle Atlantis...

2011-08-17 06:49:41

NASA's space shuttle Atlantis astronauts will be available for interviews and to discuss their mission to the International Space Station -- the flight that brought the illustrious Space Shuttle Program to a close -- Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, in the Syvertson Auditorium, N-201, at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. The STS-135 mission crew members will be available for media interviews from 12:15 to 1 p.m. PDT. Reporters are then invited to view a crew presentation to NASA...

2011-08-10 14:08:50

The last crew to fly aboard a space shuttle will visit New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 18. Commander Christopher Ferguson, Pilot Doug Hurley and Mission Specialists Sandra Magnus and Rex Walheim completed a 13-day mission to the International Space Station in July. The STS-135 flight marked the end of NASA's 30-year-old shuttle program. The STS-135 crew's events are open to news media representatives. -- 10 to 11:30 a.m.:...


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Rex Walheim
2012-10-27 13:23:11

Rex Walheim is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Rex Joseph Walheim on October 10, 1962 in Redwood City, California. He graduated from San Carlos High School in 1980 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. Upon his graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. The following April, he was assigned to work as a missile warning operations crew...

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