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Astronaut's visit excites Ketchikan students

...52 seconds for a shuttle carrying astronauts to the International Space Station to get to space, according to astronaut Steve Swanson, who visited Ketchikan...we're not alone in wanting to see astronaut Swanson in the school system...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission...
Rocket pioneers among us! Dave Stein reflects on being part of "Tiger Team"

The name of astronaut John Glen, the first man to orbit the earth will never be forgotten. The team of rocket pioneers that put him there and returned...
Reeling it in: Science to the rescue in 'The Martian'

...interest in the story, the tale of an astronaut stranded on Mars and the efforts to...future, the story opens with a group of astronauts on the surface of the red planet, taking...generally, the things you'd expect astronauts to be doing. This is the third mission...
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...Wednesday's spacewalk, Kelly's identical twin, Mark, a retired astronaut, urged his brother to be careful but still have fun."Don't...replied with a chuckle, getting a big laugh in Houston.Yes, astronauts wear diapers during lengthy spacewalks.Online:NASA: http...

...few days, one on the East Coast and one out West, with loss to life and cargo and hope for the future. To a once-future astronaut like me ? and probably you ? those things are always tragic.As a child, I followed the space launches and read science...

...changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part...something entirely new."Imagine an astronaut needing to make a life-or-death...moon-bound Apollo 13 breakdown, when astronauts were forced to jerry-rig a lifesaving...
Hublers attend space camp

Jon Andrew McBride, a retired U.S. Naval Officer and former U.S. Astronaut, center is shown with Kenai Middle School Students, Anessia Anne and Cristina Lee Hubler, and their parents, Rebecca Ann and...

...people. The powerful and the wannabes and the has-beens. Big-time writers and actors and singers and industrialists. An astronaut who went to Washington and back into space again. A professional golfer who fell down when we collided at a tournament...
Book helps readers fall in love with the night sky

...Texas and to Columbia University. Why, you might ask, didn't he become an astronaut? Back then, the program wasn't open to African Americans, so being an astronaut never even entered his mind.In finding beauty in the night sky, Tyson is...
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