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NASA has demonstrated robotic fluid transfer in space, an objective that will help inform the development of robotic technology to refuel satellites.
NASA is about to take a new step in advancing robotic satellite-servicing technologies by testing the Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) on the International Space Station.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced leadership changes Friday for the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and Johnson Space Center in Houston.
NASA Television will provide live coverage of events surrounding space shuttle Atlantis' move to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida for permanent public display.
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...
Chris Ferguson is a retired United States Navy Captain and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Christopher J. Ferguson on September 1, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, He attended Archbishop Ryan High School and then went on to Drexel University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1984. Two years later he earned his Naval Aviator wings in NAS Kingsville, Texas after being commissioned from the Navy ROTC program at the University of Pennsylvania....
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.