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2010-11-04 15:11:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After living aboard the International Space Station for six months, NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson will relive her spaceflight experience for the public, friends and co-workers in a special presentation at 6:30 p.m. CST Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the Northrop Grumman Theater at Space Center Houston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) During the program,...

2010-10-12 12:05:17

Recently returned from a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson will be available for live satellite interviews from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston between 8:15 a.m. and 10 a.m. CDT on Friday, Oct. 15. To arrange an interview, reporters should contact producer Jeremiah Maddix at 281-483-8631, 281-414-6995 or jeremiah.m.maddix@nasa.gov by 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14. Video b-roll of Dyson's flight will air Oct 15 from 7:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m....

2010-08-16 11:30:00

Space station astronauts have completed the third spacewalk to install a new pump to restore their cooling system back to full strength for the first time in two weeks. Douglas Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson spent over six hours installing the new ammonia pump during the spacewalk.  The astronauts removed the faulty pump during the second spacewalk on August 11. The International Space Station's (ISS) cooling system stopped running in full power since July 31 when an electrical...

2010-07-26 10:10:00

The International Space Station has had guests from all over the world, representing myriad languages. But until NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson came aboard, one language was still not represented. Said to be the fourth most commonly used language in the United States, American Sign Language, or ASL, made its debut on the space station in a special video recorded by Caldwell Dyson. In the almost six-minute video, the American astronaut spoke directly to the deaf community about what she...

2010-07-23 13:02:00

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of languages used on the International Space Station has recently increased. In addition to those spoken in the 15 countries that have had representatives aboard the space station, American Sign Language, or ASL, is now included. NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson has sent a message in ASL from the station to the deaf community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo:...

2007-08-03 10:35:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- When former schoolteacher Barbara Morgan leaves Earth on a space shuttle next week, she hopes her students back in Idaho learn a lesson from her 22-year wait to get into orbit: perseverance and patience. That's what defines teachers, said the astronaut, who is achieving her dream at age 55. Morgan will fly with six other astronauts to the international space station on the shuttle Endeavour, assuming launch goes forward on Tuesday as planned. The mission comes less...

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2011-04-11 14:07:11

Tracy Dyson is an American chemist and NASA astronaut, and she is married to Navy pilot George Dyson. She was born Tracy Ellen Caldwell on August 14, 1969 in Arcadia, California. She moved to Beaumont, California during her childhood, and graduated from Beaumont High School in 1987. She then went on to California State University, Fullerton where, as an undergraduate researcher, she designed and built electronics and hardware, including a time-of-flight mass spectrometer for studying gas...

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