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2011-01-19 12:28:31

NASA selected astronaut Steve Bowen as a mission specialist on STS-133, the next space shuttle mission planned for launch on Feb 24.

2011-01-19 11:35:00

Media Teleconference scheduled for 3:30 p.m. CST HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA selected astronaut Steve Bowen as a mission specialist on STS-133, the next space shuttle mission planned for launch on Feb. 24.

2011-01-17 05:45:00

Astronaut Tim Kopra, scheduled to be lead spacewalker on space shuttle Discovery next month, was hurt Saturday in a bicycle accident that could impact his space duties; Kopra’s injuries were not life-threatening.

2010-10-25 13:00:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 4:40 p.m. EDT on Monday, Nov. 1, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

2010-10-25 13:50:00

NASA reported today that space shuttle Discovery is no longer leaking and is ready for its launch next week.

2010-09-29 08:41:05

NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission, the final flight of shuttle Discovery and the next to last scheduled shuttle flight, during a series of news briefings Thursday, Oct 21, at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

2009-09-19 07:45:00

NASA has assigned the crew for the last scheduled space shuttle mission, targeted to launch in September 2010.

2009-09-08 06:45:00

The astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Discovery have wrapped up their work in space together.

2009-08-31 07:05:00

The Space Shuttle Discovery docked with the International Space Station at 7:54 pm delivering more than seven tons of cargo and a new crew member to the International Space Station and its Expedition 20 crew.

2009-08-29 01:28:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engines will be critical to the success of the STS-128 mission following this evening's launch to the International Space Station.

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2012-01-17 16:01:20

Timothy Creamer is a NASA astronaut as well as a Colonel in the United States Army. He was born Timothy "TJ" Creamer on November 15, 1959 in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, but he was raised in Maryland. He graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland in 1978, and then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Loyola College in 1982. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army through the ROTC program. In August 1983, after attending the...

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