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2014-04-22 16:20:59

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to join a host of NASA scientists, engineers and managers at the USA Science and Engineering Festival, April 25-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, Washington. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO At 8 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 25, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will join Marillyn Hewson, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin, NASA astronaut Rex...

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...

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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....

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...

2011-08-17 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...


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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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