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NASA Says Ammonia Leak All Plugged Up
2013-05-17 11:44:30

NASA confirmed on Thursday that the ammonia leak its astronauts fixed on the International Space Station last week is officially plugged up.

NASA Approves Saturday Spacewalk To Repair ISS Ammonia Leak
2013-05-11 07:58:33

A spacewalk to inspect and possibly replace a pump controller box believed to be the source of an ammonia leak on the International Space Station’s external cooling system has been approved and will take place on Saturday.

Image 1 - ESA Is Going 3D
2012-03-06 05:08:42

In space, astronauts learn to live and work in three dimensions. Now you can experience space with an extra dimension with ESA’s collection of 3D images.

2011-04-29 15:19:00

HOUSTON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock, a colonel in the U.S. Army, will relive his spaceflight experiences for students and teachers in the Fort Hood area on May 2. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Beginning at 11 a.m.

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2011-03-06 08:35:00

Two space crews totaling 12 astronauts shared a few more maintenance tasks and chores Saturday.

2010-08-05 15:23:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first of two spacewalks by NASA astronauts to replace a failed ammonia pump on the International Space Station has been moved to Saturday, Aug. 7. A second spacewalk is planned for Wednesday, Aug.

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2010-08-05 14:20:00

On Thursday, NASA pushed back a planned spacewalk by one day to fix a pump module on the International Space Station's (ISS) cooling system that dramatically failed last week.

2010-08-02 13:59:45

NASA managers will discuss updated plans for two International Space Station spacewalks during a news briefing at 3 pm CDT on Monday, Aug. 2.

2010-04-17 10:52:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Monday, April 19, after a 14-day mission.


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Daniel M. Tani
2012-09-17 10:41:06

On February 1st, 1961, Daniel Tani was born to Rose and Henry N. Tani of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. He and his family later moved to Lombard, Illinois where he graduated high school from Glenbard East High School. In 1979, Tani started his studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 1984 he received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and his master’s, specializing in human factors and group decision making, in 1988. During his time at MIT, Tani was a Brother of...

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