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Michael Lopez-Alegria, NASA's most experienced spacewalker and the American holding the record for the single longest spaceflight mission, has left the agency.
Space shuttle astronauts have tested Endeavourâ€™s landing systems in preparation for an early Wednesday touchdown at the Kennedy Space Center ending Endeavourâ€™s 19-year flying career.
Ken Bowersox is an engineer, United States Naval officer, and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Kenneth Dwane Bowersox on November 14, 1956 in Portsmouth, Virginia. However, he considers Bedford, Indiana his hometown, and he graduated from Bedford High School in 1974. When he was a child, his family moved to Oxnard, California, and Bowersox was an Eagle Scout. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the United States Naval Academy, and was commissioned shortly...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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