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The Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction served as the backdrop for the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame (AHOF) induction ceremony May 3 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Beneath Atlantis, two former astronauts and veteran space explorers, Shannon Lucid and Jerry Ross, who both flew on missions on Atlantis, were inducted as the class for 2014.
On May 2nd from 5 to 7 p.m., Jewelry store ACORI Diamonds & Design will be hosting astronaut Jerry Ross for a book signing at their Friendswood, Texas location.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced leadership changes Friday for the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Jerry Ross, the first person to launch into space seven times, has retired from NASA.
Three NASA astronauts who will fly aboard the last space shuttle mission in July are available for live satellite interviews next week.
Space shuttle Endeavour and its six-astronaut crew sailed home for the final time at 2:34 am EDT on Wednesday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Astronauts Rex Walheim and Hans Schlegel completed the second of STS-122â€™s three scheduled spacewalks at 4:12 p.m. EST. The excursion lasted six hours and 45 minutes.
Stephen Nathaniel Frick is an American astronaut having flown two Space Shuttle missions. Frick was also appointed as a United States Naval officer and qualified as an F/A-18 fighter pilot. Frick was born on September 30, 1964 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pine-Richland High School in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania in 1982. After receiving his high school diploma, Frick went on to the United States Naval Academy in 1986 to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace...
Rex Walheim is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Rex Joseph Walheim on October 10, 1962 in Redwood City, California. He graduated from San Carlos High School in 1980 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. Upon his graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. The following April, he was assigned to work as a missile warning operations crew...
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