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Atlantis en route to Russian station after `gorgeous launch'

...was crossing the Galapagos Islands when Atlantis blasted off 2,400 miles away with six astronauts, including Dr. Jerry Linenger, Blaha's replacement. Within an hour, the shuttle had closed the gap by nearly half. Atlantis is due at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/13/tec_202532.shtml
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Captians: Mir safe but needs good spring cleaning

...4«-month tour of station duty. Foale is settling into his new home with help from his predecessor, astronaut Jerry Linenger, who will be aboard NASA's shuttle when it undocks Wednesday night after five days of linked flight. Foale is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/19/tec_208587.shtml
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Poor communications toughest part of these extra-long-distance marriages

...because of communication-system problems. And so it was that this week, for the first time since January, astronaut Jerry Linenger got to see his 18-month-old son and his very pregnant wife. NASA's Mission Control arranged the live video...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/23/tec_208800.shtml
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Battle of the sexes goes into orbit

...spaceship when the shuttle Atlantis blasts off Thursday. The mission will ferry astronaut Michael Foale to replace Jerry Linenger, a Mir resident for four months. "I certainly would prefer to take Mike Foale's place and spend more time aboard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/12/tec_208209.shtml
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Battle of the sexes goes into orbit

...spaceship when the shuttle Atlantis blasts off Thursday. The mission will ferry astronaut Michael Foale to replace Jerry Linenger, a Mir resident for four months. "I certainly would prefer to take Mike Foale's place and spend more time aboard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/11/tec_208148.shtml
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American, Russian fine-tune Mir spacewalk preparations

...have it stay in operation two more years. The spacewalk will be only the second by an American on Mir. Astronaut Jerry Linenger performed a nearly five-hour walk with a cosmonaut last spring. Foale's chief task will be to pitch in with repairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/05/tec_214199.shtml
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`Until we meet again'

...called out Mir commander Valery Korzun. In a farewell ceremony earlier in the day, Blaha and his replacement on Mir, Jerry Linenger, shook hands and embraced. The five other Americans and two Russians also exchanged fond farewells. "Until we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/20/tec_202858.shtml
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NASA inspector general concerned over Mir safety

...Lucid said it was harder to think and easier to make mistakes. - As a fire raged aboard Mir in February, astronaut Jerry Linenger and his crew had to get tools to remove clamps holding down fire extinguishers before they could put out the blaze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/12/tec_214593.shtml
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Astronaut counting on boyhood experiences to get through months on Mir

...critical resupply missions ever for the aging, ailing space station. Besides Foale, who will replace astronaut Jerry Linenger on Mir, Atlantis will ferry up a new oxygen generator; a valve for a still-unbuilt backup unit for removing carbon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/15/tec_208368.shtml
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Cosmonauts used to defying danger

...session is for," came the curt reply from Russia's no-nonsense Mission Control outside Moscow. NASA astronaut Jerry Linenger, a former Mir resident who took the first and only U.S.-Russian spacewalk in April, said a big spacesuit in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/29/tec_210597.shtml
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