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Neil Armstrong

  1. Neil Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930, near Wapakoneta, Ohio, the eldest of three children of Stephen and Viola Engel Armstrong. (Web site)
  2. Neil Armstrong is a taskmaster, and made everyone do everything, even in the chamber. (Web site)
  3. Neil Armstrong is a taskmaster, and made everyone do everything, even in the chamber.www.collectspace.

Scott Carpenter

  1. Scott Carpenter is a Korean War hero, former Navy test pilot and one of seven men chosen for Project Mercury, America's first group of astronauts.
  2. Scott Carpenter was the fourth individual of Project Mercury to be presented Astronaut Wings by his respective service. (Web site)


  1. Glenn was moved to the first orbital Atlas flight, and further suborbital Mercury flights were cancelled.
  2. Glenn was reported to be in excellent condition. (Web site)
  3. Glenn was selected to fly the first US manned orbital flight aboard Mercury-Atlas 6.


  1. Leonov is also an accomplished painter, having exhibited throughout the world. (Web site)
  2. Leonov was frowning at a picture of what I called the "Sochi Six," the Russian equivalent of our "original seven" Mercury astronauts.
  3. Leonov was on the American side for 5 hours, 43 minutes, while Kubasov spent 4: 57 in the command and docking modules. (Web site)

John Young

  1. John Young was the Commander of Apollo 16, and later flew on the maiden voyage of the Space Shuttle. (Web site)

Eileen Collins

  1. Find resources on Eileen Collins, astronaut and women's history pioneer.
  2. More than the desiAstronaut Eileen Collins worked hard to achieve her dream from Keppler Speakers' Theo Moll.
  3. The commander is Eileen Collins, who in 1999 became the first woman to command a U.S. space mission. (Web site)

Edward White

  1. The three astronauts, Virgil Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee perished during a ground test less than three weeks before their scheduled launch.
  2. It was worn during the first walk in space by an American, Edward White, in 1965.


  1. Conrad was a Navy Commander on his third spaceflight (previously on Gemini's 5 and 11, later to fly on Skylab 2), Bean was a Navy Lt.
  2. Conrad was killed in a motorcycle accident Thursday in Southern California.
  3. Conrad was selected as an astronaut by NASA in September 1962.
  4. Conrad was spacecraft commander of Apollo 12, November 14- 24, 1969.
  5. Conrad was the only one to fly Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab. (Web site)


  1. Crippen was spacecraft commander of STS-7, the second flight for the Orbiter Challenger, June 18-24 1983.
  2. Crippen was among the second group of aerospace research pilots to be assigned to the MOL Program.

Alan Bean

  1. Alan Bean was selected as an astronaut in 1963 alan bean.
  2. Alan Bean is a professional artist and he's a damn good artist.
  3. Alan Bean is a record setting space pioneer, one of only twelve men to walk on the moon, and also an acclaimed artist.
  4. Alan Bean is the fourth man to set foot on the moon and the second to lead a Skylab mission.

Alan Shepard

  1. Alan Shepard is a big deal. (Web site)
  2. Alan Shepard is a true American hero , a pioneer, an original.
  3. Alan Shepard was born on November 18, 1923, in East Derry, New Hampshire, a small village a few miles south of Manchester.
  4. Alan Shepard was grounded from 1963 to 1969 due to an inner ear ailment.
  5. Alan Shepard was one of seven men chosen from over 500 candidates to be a member of the first group of astronauts in 1959. (Web site)


  1. Aldrin is a descendant of blacksmiths from V--rmland, Sweden.
  2. Aldrin is a descendent of blacksmiths from V--rmland, Sweden.
  3. Aldrin was a systems expert, was the lunar module pilot and became the second person to walk on the Moon. (Web site)
  4. Aldrin was portrayed by Larry Williams in the 1995 film Apollo 13. (Web site)
  5. Aldrin was selected as part of the third group of NASA astronauts in October 1963. (Web site)

American Astronauts

  1. This flight resulted in the historic meeting in space between American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts. (Web site)
  2. On April 2, 1959, Schirra was chosen as one of the original seven American astronauts. (Web site)
  3. November 19, 1997 - Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off with three American astronauts, one Japanese, and the first Ukrainian astronaut, Leonid Kadenyuk.

Brian Duffy

  1. Commander Brian Duffy and Pilot Pam Melroy fired the Shuttle's engines twice today to adjust the rate at which Discovery is closing on the station. (Web site)
  2. CDT STS-92 Commander Brian Duffy and his crew were awakened at 5:18 a.m. (Web site)
  3. EDT, Lopez-Alegria and Commander Brian Duffy sealed the station's outermost hatch.

Bruce Peterson

  1. NASA Official Biography Bruce Peterson was NASA Dryden research pilot from the early 1960s until 1967.
  2. The test pilot, Bruce Peterson, hit the ground at 250 mph, tumbling six times.
  3. Bruce Peterson, the actual pilot, survived the crash but lost the use of his right eye and had to stop flying, ending his career.


  1. Chang-Diaz is also an adjunct professor of physics at Rice University and at the University of Houston.
  2. Chang-Diaz was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in 1980 and first flew aboard STS-61-C in 1986.


  1. Chiao worked from the end of the arm late in the space walk as he manually unfolded the large ISS Ku-band antenna to its deployed position. (Web site)
  2. The antenna dish was removed from its launch location on the Z1 truss with Chiao standing on the robotic arm as McArthur unbolted the dish assembly. (Web site)
  3. A second set of four cables was connected before McArthur and Chiao installed the Space to Ground Antenna (SGANT), deploying its antenna dish. (Web site)

Christa Mcauliffe

  1. Christa McAuliffe was a Concord, New Hampshire, high school social studies teacher.
  2. Christa McAuliffe was selected to be the first teacher in space in 1984 with Barbara Morgan as her alternate.


  1. Collins is the first woman assigned as a Space Shuttle Commander. (Web site)
  2. Collins was first female shuttle pilot. (Web site)
  3. Collins was nominally Episcopalian , while Finnegan came from a staunchly Roman Catholic family.
  4. Collins was scheduled to be the Command Module Pilot but it was discovered he had a growth on his spinal column that needed to be removed with surgery. (Web site)
  5. Collins was the Command Module pilot and navigator for the mission.

Command Module

  1. The command module was called Charlie Brown, also from Schulz's comic, and was piloted by John Young, who later commanded the first Space Shuttle mission.
  2. The command module was the crew's basic working and living area, while the service module provided propulsion, power, and storage for consumables. (Web site)
  3. The command module was viewed on television while dropping on the drogue parachutes, and continuous coverage was provided through crew recovery. (Web site)


  1. Curbeam was an usher in Mark Polansky's wedding.
  2. Curbeam is part of a 14 astronaut crew selected to help build the International Space Station in 1999. (Web site)
  3. Curbeam was a Navy aircraft carrier fighter pilot.
  4. Curbeam was protected by his space suit and the flow was quickly staunched, Nasa said. (Web site)

David Brown

  1. David Brown was a Life Scout as a youth.

David Scott

  1. It was created by Belgian artist Paul Van Hoeydonck, who met astronaut David Scott at a dinner party. (Web site)
  2. A year later, in 1966, Gemini 8, with David Scott and Neil Armstrong aboard, tumbled out of control across space.
  3. On 16 March 1966, Armstrong flew his first space mission as command pilot of Gemini VIII with David Scott.

Donn Eisele

  1. Major Donn Eisele never flew in space again, mainly because of the actions of Schirra. (Web site)
  2. Collectors should be aware of the risk with Donn Eisele signatures, especially with Apollo 7 items. (Web site)

Edgar Mitchell

  1. January 31, 1971 - Apollo 14 moon mission is launched by the U.S. with the legendary Alan Shepard, along with Stuart Roosa and Edgar Mitchell on board.
  2. W-re Charles Duke ausgefallen, h-tte Edgar Mitchell somit die M-glichkeit gehabt, der erste Astronaut zu werden, der zwei Mal auf dem Mond landete.
  3. Shepard and Edgar Mitchell landed on the Moon's Fra Mauro region and spent almost ten hours working on the lunar surface during two EVAs.

Edward Fincke

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  2. Kaleri und Foale wurden nun von der "Expedition 9", Gennadi Padalka (FKA) und Edward Fincke (NASA), abgel-st, die am 21.

Eugene Cernan

  1. Eugene Cernan is a unique American who came of age as an astronaut during the most exciting and dangerous decade of space flight. (Web site)
  2. Eugene Cernan is a unique American who came of age as an astronaut during the most exciting and dangerous decade of spaceflight.


  1. The film was a commercial and critical success, and Smith was nominated for an Academy Award for "Miss Misery".
  2. The film was based on Lost Moon, Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger's book about the incident.

Frank Borman

  1. Frank Borman is a true American hero of air and space.
  2. Frank Borman is the grandfather of former Duke basketball player Andy Borman As a young man, Col.
  3. Frank Borman was asked by a number of reporters if the crew planned to make a Christmas type gesture from space. (Web site)
  4. Frank Borman was born in Gary, Indiana, and was raised in Tucson, Arizona. (Web site)
  5. Frank Borman was born in Gary, Indiana, and was raised in Tucson.


  1. Gemini is also the name of the third constellation of the Zodiac and its twin stars, Castor and Pollux.
  2. Gemini was designed to rendezvous and dock with other orbiting vehicles and to maneuver in space.

Gene Cernan

  1. Gene Cernan is one of America's most experienced and successful astronauts.
  2. Gene Cernan was the commander of Apollo 17, a mission carrying geologists to study the lunar surface and bring back rock and soil samples. (Web site)
  3. Gene Cernan was the commander of Apollo 17, and is known for being the last man to set foot on the Moon. (Web site)


  1. Gordon was selected as an astronaut by NASA in 1963.
  2. Gordon was subsequently assigned as backup Command Module pilot for Apollo 9.

Gordon Cooper

  1. Three of the Mercury astronauts, Gus Grissom, Gordon Cooper and Wally Schirra, also each flew a mission during the Gemini program.
  2. Finally Slayton tapped Gordon Cooper to command the long-duration Gemini 5.
  3. And Gordon Cooper has testified to a United Nations committee that one of the astronauts actually witnessed a UFO on the ground.


  1. The group was required to augment the original Mercury 7 with the announcement of the Gemini Program and leading to the Apollo Program.
  2. The group was selected to provide pilot and mission specialists for post-ISS spaceflights to the moon and beyond. (Web site)
  3. The group was selected to provide pilot, engineer, and scientist astronauts for space shuttle flights. (Web site)
  4. The group was selected to provide six pilots for the single-crew Mercury manned spacecraft. (Web site)

Harrison Schmitt

  1. Harrison Schmitt is a geologist, former astronaut, and U.S. Senator.


  1. A hatch was installed in the Gemini 2 heat shield to provide access to the MOL and was tested in the sub-orbital reentry.
  2. The hatch was closed at 4 hours 54 minutes ground elapsed time. (Web site)
  3. The hatch was finally locked tight, but he was in excruciating pain.
  4. The hatch was opened a third time about an hour later to jettison extraneous equipment before reentry. (Web site)


  1. Higginbotham is a Chicago native, who lists weightlifting, cycling, music and motivational speaking as her hobbies.
  2. Higginbotham is the primary operator of the International Space Station’s robotic arm.
  3. Higginbotham was part of the 1996 astronaut class that included current crew mates Polansky and Christer Fuglesang.
  4. Higginbotham was part of the 1996 astronaut class that included current crewmates Polansky and Christer Fuglesang. (Web site)

Jim Lovell

  1. Jim Lovell is a good friend and he was the technical adviser.
  2. Jim Lovell is a veteran of four spaceflights -- two during project Gemini and two during Apollo.
  3. Jim Lovell was now officially an astronaut in training.
  4. Jim Lovell was the commander of the ill-fated Apollo 13 flight. (Web site)

Judith Resnik

  1. Fairlawn Elementary School in her hometown of Akron will be renamed to Judith Resnik Elementary School when it reopens in 2007.
  2. NASA selected Lucid to be among the first group of female astronauts, which also included Sally Ride and Judith Resnik.

Ken Mattingly

  1. Ken Mattingly was taken off the Apollo 13 mission because his future crewmate, Charlie Duke, had the measels, which Mattingly had never been exposed to. (Web site)


  1. The landing was just as bad. (Web site)
  2. The landing was the 47th at Edwards to bring the 102nd flight in program history to a close.

Laurel Clark

  1. Laurel Clark was a surgeon, a mom, a Navy submarine veteran.

Mae Jemison

  1. Mae Jemison is a real role model.

Mark Polansky

  1. But commander Mark Polansky said each has been training as an astronaut anywhere from eight to 12 years.
  2. But commander Mark Polansky said each member of his crew has trained for eight to 12 years.
  3. Mark Polansky's wife, Lisa, and their 2-year-old daughter, Caitlyn, will also attend the 9:38 p.m.

Michael Anderson

  1. Three of the seven astronauts had flown in space before: Husband, Michael Anderson and Kalpana Chawla. (Web site)
  2. From left (top row) are astronauts David Brown, mission specialist; William McCool, pilot; and Michael Anderson, payload commander. (Web site)
  3. This is the artist page for Michael Anderson.

Michael Foale

  1. Michael Foale was born in England in the Lincolnshire market town of Louth in 1957. (Web site)

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