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Astronaut Hank Hartsfield, Who Led First Flight Of Space Shuttle Discovery ... Open in Lightbox

 Huffington Post   Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:15:00 -0700 
... June 1984, Hartsfield and his crew of five were just four seconds from launch when a faulty main engine forced the shuttle program's first-ever abort, followed by a hydrogen fire on the pad. It took two months to recover, but Discovery safely ...


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 collectSPACE.com   Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:33:45 -0700 
Hartsfield became a NASA astronaut in September 1969, just two months after the first moon landing. He waited 13 years to make his first spaceflight, serving as the pilot on shuttle Columbia's STS-4 mission, the fourth and final test flight of the ...

 Los Angeles Times   Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:03:45 -0700 
He was less ebullient in 1986, when the space shuttle Challenger exploded and seven astronauts perished. By then, Hartsfield, who had flown into space on the shuttles Columbia, Discovery and Challenger, learned that NASA officials had failed to inform ...


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 Los Angeles Times 
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:03:45 -0700 
He was less ebullient in 1986, when the space shuttle Challenger exploded and seven astronauts perished. By then, Hartsfield, who had flown into space on the shuttles Columbia, Discovery and Challenger, learned that NASA officials had failed to inform ...




 Washington Post  
In 1984, Mr. Hartsfield commanded the space shuttle Discovery on its maiden voyage, a flight that had been delayed by dangerous mechanical problems three times, once just four seconds before liftoff. At one point, he decided to keep his frustrated crew ...

 Beacon News (blog) 
She is currently CEO of the Montreal Science Centre. She was only one of two women in the Canadian astronaut corps. The other was neurologist Roberta Bondar, who spent eight days on the U.S. space shuttle Discovery in January 1992. Julie Payette noted ...


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In 1997, Bjarni Tryggvason became the seventh Canadian in space when the shuttleDiscovery” blasted off. Tryggvason performed various experiments during his 13-day mission as a payload specialist. In 1998, simultaneous bombings at two U.S. ...


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The other was neurologist Roberta Bondar, who spent eight days on the U.S. space shuttle Discovery in January 1992. Payette noted that of the 500 humans who have flown in space, only 57 have been women, with just 12 of those coming from countries ...





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"This is a significant discovery. Specifically, the existence or nonexistence of the local bubble affects our understanding of the area of the galaxy close to the Sun, and can, therefore, be used as a foundation for future models of the galaxy ...