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NASA will pay tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's Day of Remembrance on Friday, Feb. 1, the 10th anniversary of the Columbia accident.
HOUSTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After living aboard the International Space Station for six months, Houston's first born and raised astronaut will return two flown mementos to officials at Houston's City Hall. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) At 2 p.m.
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA began testing a new multi-capability microscope this week on the International Space Station. It will help scientists study the effects of the space environment on physics and biology aboard the orbiting laboratory.
HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two events, including the opening of a new space-themed museum, to honor the space shuttle Columbia and her crew are planned in Hemphill, Texas on Tuesday, Feb. 1.
After reviewing more than 3,500 applications, NASA has selected nine people for the 2009 astronaut candidate class.
NASA has selected three new flight directors who will manage and carry out shuttle flights and International Space Station expeditions.
NASA on Tuesday revealed new details on the failed flight of space shuttle Columbia, which resulted in the deaths of seven astronauts on Feb 1, 2003.
Laurel Clark was a medical doctor, United States Navy Captain, NASA astronaut and Space Shuttle mission specialist. She was born Laurel Blair Salton Clark on March 10, 1961 in Ames, Iowa. She graduated from William Horlick High School in Racine, Wisconsin in 1979, and then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from the University of Wisconsin"“Madison in 1983. Just four years later, she earned her doctorate from the same university. During medical school, Clark...
David Brown was a United States Naval Captain and a NASA astronaut. He was born David McDowell Brown on April 16, 1956. He graduated from Yorktown High School, Arlington, Virginia in 1974 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the College of William and Mary in 1978. He also earned a doctorate in medicine from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1982. Brown joined the United States Navy after his internship at the Medical University of South Carolina. After he...
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