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2010-08-31 16:25:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronauts Linda Godwin and Scott Altman have announced plans to leave the agency. Godwin will retire and Altman will take a job in the private sector.

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2010-03-19 08:50:00

Narrated by award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, a film documenting the STS-125 shuttle mission to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope arrives in theaters on Friday, March 19.

2009-09-04 10:05:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and space shuttle astronauts will participate in live education webcasts on Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. EDT and Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) On Sept.

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2009-05-29 17:25:00

Take one space shuttle, seven highly trained astronauts, tons of equipment, and one legendary orbiting telescope and you have the 5.3 million-mile odyssey that was the final servicing mission for NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

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2009-05-24 11:05:00

After adverse weather conditions forced two landing delays, the space shuttle Atlantis returned safely to Earth at the Edwards Air Force base in California.

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2009-05-22 07:10:00

Space shuttle Atlantis astronauts will have to remain in orbit longer than expected due to bad weather.

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2009-05-19 10:25:00

Space shuttle Atlantis astronauts said goodbye to the Hubble Space Telescope for the final time on Tuesday, as part of an 11-day mission to see the completion of critical upgrades to the veteran observatory.

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2009-05-13 12:55:00

Space shuttle Atlantis slowly crept up toward the Hubble telescope before finally grabbing the orbiter 350 miles above the Earth at 12:14 p.m. CST Wednesday.

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2009-05-13 10:30:00

Crewmembers aboard space shuttle Atlantis continued their pursuit of the Hubble Telescope on Wednesday as they prepare to make contact with the observatory for the first time since March 2002.

2009-05-11 13:31:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Atlantis with its seven-member crew launched at 2:01 p.m.


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2010-11-19 15:58:19

Scott Altman is a test pilot and NASA astronaut. He was born Scott Douglas Altman on August 15, 1959 in Lincoln, Illinois. He grew up in Pekin, Illimois and graduated from Pekin Community High School in 1977. He continued on to the University of Illinois, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. He was commissioned in the United States Navy in August 1981 and received his Navy wings of gold in February 1983. Altman was deployed to the Western...

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