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2009-05-26 13:04:00

Servicing complete on Hubble Telescope - observatory equipped for final round of discoveries HOUSTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration, the leading collaboration of space industry businesses and advocacy groups, announced today the release of a statement by board member Steve Hawley, a former astronaut on five space shuttle missions, two involving the deployment and servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope. (Logo:...

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Steven Hawley
2012-10-22 10:43:54

Steven Hawley is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Steven Alan Hawley on December 12, 1951 in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Salina High School Central in Salina, Kansas in 1969 and continued on to The University of Kansas, where he received two Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics and astronomy. After graduating with the highest distinction of his class and spending summers as a research assistant at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, Hawley received...

Kathryn Ryan Cordell Thornton
2012-10-01 17:05:28

Kathryn Ryan Cordell Thornton is a noted American scientist that was selected by NASA in 1984 to fill the role of astronaut. Now retired, Dr. Thornton is currently the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at the University of Virginia in the Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the director at the University’s Center for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education. Thornton was born August 17, 1952 in Montgomery, Alabama to William and Elizabeth Cordell. She was adopted...

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.