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NASA astronaut Steve Lindsey announced he will leave the agency to pursue a career within the aerospace industry.
HOUSTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Steve Lindsey announced he will leave the agency to pursue a career within the aerospace industry.
The crew of STS-133 closed out space shuttle Discovery's roster of accomplishments with a virtually flawless 13-day flight to attach a new module to the International Space Station and help the residents there outfit the orbiting laboratory for continued research.
For the first time, NASA astronauts aboard an orbiting spacecraft were awakened by a live performance from Mission Control, as Todd Park Mohr and three other members of Big Head Todd and the Monsters performed "Blue Sky" live at 2:23 am CST.
Discovery's crew of seven - five men and two women - includes three rookies. But their commander, Steve Lindsey, is an old hand at space flight, having flown three previous missions.
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - The crew scheduled to fly aboard space shuttle Discovery next month landed at the Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday to participate in a practice launch countdown, one of the final steps before liftoff.