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2014-01-30 23:25:53

The Endeavor Awards Gala Host Committee has invited famed Astronauts Scott Parazynski, Kent Rominger and Charlie Precourt to join in staging their inaugural event celebrating Public Benefit Aviation at the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Pavilion in the California Science Center. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 "Our sponsors and supporters will be treated to private, Astronaut-guided tours of special exhibits at the California Science Center," said Mark...

2014-01-15 23:01:26

On May 4, 2014, supporters of Public Benefit Aviation will launch their Inaugural Endeavor Awards gala event which will take place in the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Pavilion at the California Science Center. Astronauts, Hollywood luminaries and legendary aviators will gather to honor the heroes who provide the gift of flight to thousands of people each year. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 “We and our sponsors are proud to hold our inaugural event in the Samuel Oschin Space...

2013-03-07 04:20:37

Charity Event Raises Funds to Support U.S. STEM Students KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's (ASF) Spring Auction of Astronaut Experiences & Memorabilia opens at 9 a.m. (EST) today at www.AstronautScholarship.org/auction. The online charity auction features seven astronaut-accompanied adventures as well as 36 lots of rare, flown-in-space and autographed collectibles. Treasures up for grabs include a Greek flag that...

2012-12-19 16:20:47

HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut David Wolf has left the agency to return to private industry. Wolf is a veteran of five space shuttle flights and a long-duration mission on the Russian Space Station Mir. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "I had the pleasure of working with Dave for years," said Bob Behnken, chief of the Astronaut Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. "His leadership and expertise within our...

2011-10-27 09:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One lucky winner will have the opportunity to enjoy a private lunch with Mercury and Space Shuttle astronaut John Glenn in the 9th Annual Auction of Astronaut Experiences & Memorabilia to benefit the non-profit Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF). The auction opens online tomorrow, Friday, October 28, 2011 at 9 AM EDT at www.AstronautScholarship.org/auction and features 50 lots of rare memorabilia and Astronaut Experiences...

2010-01-26 11:36:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As a former astronaut, Wyle's Scott Parazynski has experienced a bit of speed and excitement in his life. Rocketing into space on five separate occasions aboard NASA Space Shuttles to enormous altitudes, he has also scaled the highest peak on earth, the 29,035-foot Mount Everest, during a May 2009 expedition. His fascination with speed and adventure started earlier in life, however. He was once a competitive luge athlete, a sport that involves...

2010-01-04 12:57:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A moon rock collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission more than 40 years ago will be heading back to space and a new home aboard the International Space Station, sharing quarters with a piece of Mt. Everest. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On May 20, 2009, former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski carried the rock to the top of Mt. Everest where he collected a rock from the world's highest mountain to...

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2010-01-04 13:15:53

A moon rock collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission more than 40 years ago will be heading back to space and a new home aboard the International Space Station, sharing quarters with a piece of Mt. Everest. On May 20, 2009, former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski carried the rock to the top of Mt. Everest where he collected a rock from the world's highest mountain to accompany the lunar sample for its return to space. During an event Jan. 6 at Space Center Houston, Parazynski will...

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2009-04-10 15:40:00

Steve "Ark" Vander Ark takes a deep breath at the foot of the stairs in a lonely, dusky stairwell, then turns and heads up ten long flights of steps "“ for the eighth time. He'll repeat this ritual thrice more, for a total of 100 flights of stairs, in the NASA Johnson Space Center building where he works. And to top it all off, he's wearing a fully-laden backpack. Why? He's getting ready to climb Mount Everest. Why? Because it's there "“ and because he wants to do a NASA...

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2009-03-25 08:07:39

NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski is leaving the agency to take a job in the private sector. Parazynski, a medical doctor, is a veteran of five space shuttle flights and seven spacewalks. "Scott is an exceptional astronaut who has served NASA and the Astronaut Office with distinction during these past 17 years," said Steve Lindsey, chief of the Astronaut Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. "In particular, his spacewalking expertise has helped pave the way to successful assembly of...


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2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

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