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2014-05-14 12:22:28

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio of Waterbury, Connecticut, who returned from the International Space Station Tuesday (May 13 U.S.

2011-08-17 06:48:40

Terrence W Wilcutt has been appointed NASA's chief of safety and mission assurance, effective Sept 1.

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2010-04-09 10:23:13

Discovery Mission Specialists Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson wound up a 6-hour, 27-minute spacewalk at 6:58 am CDT after helping move a new 1,700-pound ammonia tank from Discovery’s cargo bay to a temporary parking place on the International Space Station.

2005-10-28 08:37:27

In WASHINGTON story of October 27, headlined "Space station anniversary sees a challenged NASA," please read in 6th paragraph ... Only one shuttle has traveled to the station since the Columbia accident ... instead of ... No U.S.


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2010-12-03 14:11:14

Daniel Burbank is an American astronaut and a Captain in the United States Coast Guard. He was born Daniel Christopher Burbank on July 27, 1961 in Manchester, Connecticut. In 1979, he graduated from Tolland High School in Tolland, Connecticut. He then attended Fairfield University for his first year of college, but soon transferred to the United States Coast Guard Academy, where he earned his commission in 1985. Two years later, he completed flight training and became an instructor pilot. He...

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2010-11-19 15:58:19

Scott Altman is a test pilot and NASA astronaut. He was born Scott Douglas Altman on August 15, 1959 in Lincoln, Illinois. He grew up in Pekin, Illimois and graduated from Pekin Community High School in 1977. He continued on to the University of Illinois, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. He was commissioned in the United States Navy in August 1981 and received his Navy wings of gold in February 1983. Altman was deployed to the Western...

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