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HOUSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut and educator Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger has departed the agency for other pursuits.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio of Waterbury, Connecticut, who returned from the International Space Station Tuesday (May 13 U.S.
HOUSTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected three new flight directors to manage International Space Station (ISS) operations.
After multiple delays, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo vehicle successfully lifted off on Friday afternoon, beginning the company’s third commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Flight Engineers Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins began a spacewalk on Tuesday to retrieve a spare pump module from an external stowage platform and install it in the currently vacated slot to restore full cooling capability for the complex.
The first of three spacewalks required to fix issues with one of the International Space Station’s (ISS) external coolant systems is scheduled to begin shortly after 7am EDT Saturday morning, NASA officials have confirmed.
The crew of Expedition 38 were busy on Sunday preparing their spacesuits for a possible extra-vehicular activity (EVA) mission to fix a failing coolant system that was first discovered last Wednesday outside the International Space Station.
Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...
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