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2011-07-15 08:05:21

NASA astronaut Steve Lindsey announced he will leave the agency to pursue a career within the aerospace industry. His last day with NASA will be Friday, July 15. Lindsey, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, is a veteran of five space shuttle missions. He also served as chief of the NASA Astronaut Office from September 2006 to October 2009. "Steve's a consummate leader and has been a great role model within the corps," said Peggy Whitson, chief of the Astronaut Office. "His calm demeanor...

2011-07-14 14:03:00

HOUSTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Steve Lindsey announced he will leave the agency to pursue a career within the aerospace industry. His last day with NASA will be Friday, July 15. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Lindsey, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, is a veteran of five space shuttle missions. He also served as chief of the NASA Astronaut Office from September 2006 to October 2009. "Steve's a consummate leader and...

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2011-03-16 10:30:00

Steven Siceloff, NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center 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. Commander Steve Lindsey, Pilot Eric Boe and Mission Specialists Alvin Drew, Michael Barratt, Nicole Stott and Steve Bowen lifted off aboard Discovery on Feb. 24, 2011, from...

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2011-03-08 10:40:56

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 a.m. CST. The live performance was broadcast to space shuttle Discovery Commander Steve Lindsey and the other five crew members, as they orbited 220 miles above the southern tip of South America. The song started the crew's last full day in space after spending...

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2006-07-04 13:53:14

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. One of the crew, Thomas Reiter of Germany, is with the European Space Agency, and he will be left behind at the international space station for a six-month stay with the station's other two residents. Other noteworthy personal details about the crew: _Six are parents. Among them they have a total of 16...

2006-06-13 17:22:55

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. The arrival of the five-man, two-woman crew was postponed a day due to poor weather from Tropical Storm Alberto, which brought heavy rains and strong winds to Florida. "It's great to be here," said Discovery Commander Steve Lindsey, who...


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