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HOUSTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected three new flight directors to manage International Space Station (ISS) operations.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA managers have determined space shuttle Endeavour will not launch before Sunday, May 8, but will not officially set a new launch date until early this week.
On December 22-23, 2010, Dextre, the Canadian Space Agencyâ€™s robotic handyman aboard the International Space Station (ISS), will undertake a series of tasks that will officially certify the robot for duty.
HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., will host NASA astronaut Robert Behnken Wed., Oct. 20 and Thurs., Oct.
Veteran astronauts Dominic Gorie and John "Danny" Olivas are leaving NASA.
Space shuttle Endeavour and six astronauts ended a 14-day journey with a 10:20 pm EST landing Sunday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Hatches between Endeavour and the International Space Station were closed at 2:08 am CST.
Endeavour astronauts Robert Behnken and Nicholas Patrick finished all tasks planned for the missionâ€™s second spacewalk, integrating the new Tranquility node into the International Space Station despite a slightly shortened spacewalk.
Astronauts installed a 2,600-cubic-foot addition to the International Space Station early Friday, combining the talents of robotic arm operators and spacewalkers to connect the Italian-built Tranquility module.
The space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station at 11:06 pm CST Tuesday, delivering the Tranquility module and its new room with a view, the cupola.
Robert Behnken is an engineer, U. S. Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Robert Louis Behnken on July 28, 1970 in Creve Coeur, Missouri. He graduated from Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Washington University in 1992, all while being in he ROTC. Just one year later, he received a Master of Science degree in Mechanical...
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