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Astronauts and oil field workers will share a training facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston thanks to a new agreement that takes advantage of excess capacity at the agency's underwater training pool.
Sonny Carter was a physician, professional soccer player, naval officer, and NASA astronaut. He was born Manley Lanier Carter, Jr. on August 15, 1947 in Macon, Georgia. He graduated from Lanier High School in 1965 and then went to on study at Emory University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 1969. While at Emory, Carter played collegiate soccer and ran track. He was team captain and most valuable player of the soccer team during his senior season. In 1970, Carter...
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