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NASA’s Amit Kshatriya, Jeffery Radigan, Zebulon Scoville Named ISS Flight Directors; Norm Knight Comments

NASA has named Amit Kshatriya, Jeffery Radigan and Zebulon Scoville as new flight directors that will lead the International Space Station’s flight controllers, engineers and support personnel to form plans for future human exploration missions. The agency said Wednesday the appointees will also manage commercial cargo and crew vehicle integration with ISS and technology demonstrations as they …

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Michael Lopez-Alegria Talks His Transition From NASA Astronaut to Leading the Commercial Spaceflight Federation & the Benefits of the CSF Mission

Michael Lopez-Alegria brings a three-decade background of service from NASA and the U.S. Navy to his role as president of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, a Washington-based trade association. The retired Navy captain and former astronaut has commanded one mission to the International Space Station and holds three records for U.S. …

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NASA Pushes Back Deadline for Student Design Contest

NASA has extended the deadlines for the Exploration Design Challenge, a student competition meant for NASA and Lockheed Martin‘s Orion spacecraft that is set to be launched in September 2014. The space agency said the new deadline for payload design notebooks for Exploration Flight Test-1 from high school students will …

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NASA Launches First Commercial Spacecraft

The first commercially-built spacecraft that NASA will use to taxi supplies to the International Space Station launched on Tuesday. NASA said the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft is the second demonstration mission for the space agency’s commercial orbital transportation services program. Administrator Charles Bolden said in a …

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