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2013-07-11 15:58:48

NASA is inviting news media representatives to a discussion with astronaut Tom Marshburn from 8:00-9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 16 at the Newseum in Washington. Marshburn will appear in person to answer Newseum visitors' questions while astronauts Chris Cassidy of NASA and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency are conducting a planned 6 1/2-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station in Earth orbit. Gene Policinski, chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute, will...

Astronauts Aboard ISS Prepare For Spacewalk On Tuesday
2013-07-08 13:55:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will embark into the abyss on Tuesday for the first of two planned July spacewalks. Flight Engineers Chris Cassidy of NASA and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency (ESA) will step outside the orbiting laboratory at 8:10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday to prepare for a new Russian module and perform additional installations on the station's backbone. Cassidy will be moving to the top...

Chris Hadfield: A Man Of Many Firsts Retires From Canadian Space Agency
2013-06-11 08:50:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chris Hadfield, fresh off his return from a five-month stint aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as the first Canadian to ever take command of the orbiting space laboratory, has announced he is retiring from the Canadian Space Agency. Hadfield, who was born in Sarnia, Ontario in 1959, said he will also be returning home to Canada upon his retirement (his last day is July 3, 2013). His 21-year career as an astronaut...

2013-05-23 11:38:27

NASA will host a Google+ Hangout with the three recently returned International Space Station astronauts from 3-4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 23. This event will connect the agency's social media followers with NASA astronauts Kevin Ford and Tom Marshburn and Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency. The three are back home in Houston and undergoing rehabilitation after living and working aboard the laboratory orbiting 250 miles above Earth. The Expedition 34 and 35 astronauts will...

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

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the Associated Press, NASA confirmed on Thursday that the ammonia leak its astronauts fixed on the International Space Station last week is officially plugged up. Astronauts aboard the space station had to quickly repair the leaky pump during an impromptu spacewalk over the weekend. The leak forced one of the station's seven power channels to go offline. "Right now, we're feeling pretty good. We definitely got...

Expedition 35 Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan
2013-05-14 03:36:01

[ Watch the Video: Expedition 35 Crew Lands Safely in Kazakhstan ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Expedition 35 crew members landed safely in southern Kazakhstan Monday evening after spending 146 days in space. Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield and Flight Engineers Tom Marshburn and Roman Romanenko safely landed in Russia at 10:31 pm EDT after a job well done aboard the International Space Station (ISS). They undocked from the space station at 7:08 pm...

Commander Chris Hadfield Covers David Bowie's 'Space Oddity' From ISS
2013-05-13 08:02:53

WATCH VIDEOS: [Commander Chris Hadfield Performs Space Oddity] | [Change of Command Ceremony] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the past five months aboard the International Space Station (ISS) Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut and Commander of Expedition 35, has done some pretty amazing things. Hadfield looked to social media to help promote space science, and has garnered an impressive following on Twitter and YouTube for his breathtaking photos. He has...


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William Fisher
2012-09-05 10:27:46

William Fisher is American physician and a former NASA Astronaut. He was born William Frederick Fisher on April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in North Syracuse, New York in 1964. He continued on to attend Standford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences in 1968. The following two years, Fisher worked on graduate studies in Microbiology and received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Florida in 1975....

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