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As part of a social media game, NASA astronaut Terry Virts is taking pictures of every MLB stadium from his perch in the ISS, and he's asking us to guess which stadium is which. It's harder than it sounds.
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronauts on the International Space Station will speak with students and faculty from the School for the Talented and Gifted (TAG
WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three new crew members representing the United States, Russia and Italy are at the International Space Station (ISS).
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the Sunday, Nov.
In the news release, NASA Astronaut Terry Virts Available for Interviews before His Space Station Mission, issued 30-Oct-2014 by NASA over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization
NASA, in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration, will conduct training and photographic flights on Thursday, April 5, over the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Years before the space shuttle would glide home to a safe touchdown on runways in California and Florida, astronauts pitched the noses of T-38 jet trainers toward the same runways to find out what it would look like to land a spacecraft in such a way.
Second Space Flight for Mission Specialists Alvin Drew and Nicole Stott DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery's final launch will be a landmark event for Embry-Riddle - the first time that two of its alumni will serve together in space. U.S. Air Force Col.
Terry W. Virts, Jr. is a Colonel in the United States Air Force and an active American astronaut. Virts was born on December 1, 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Oakland Mills High School in Columbia, Massachusetts and graduated 1985. He enrolled in the United States Air Force Academy, where he graduated with honors in 1989, receiving his Bachelor of Science in mathematics. He then attended the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he once again graduated with honors in 1997,...
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