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Texans share memories of crew members

...had just passed over the Texas Panhandle - home to shuttle commander Col. Rick Husband and pilot Cmdr. Willie McCool...brave astronauts on the space shuttle Columbia. "Shuttle commander Rick Husband was a Texas Tech University graduate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/met_374348.shtml
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Space shuttle Columbia disintegrates into flames over Texas, killing all seven astronauts aboard

...from a flying piece of debris during liftoff on Jan. 16. The loss of seven explorers of space's dark reaches - shuttle commander Rick Husband, Michael Anderson, David Brown, Kalpana Chawla, Laurel Clark, William McCool and Ilan Ramon - brought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/nat_374391.shtml
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Weather delays shuttle landing

...forecast at the backup site in California's Mojave Desert. "Tell everybody waiting on the ground, we're sorry," shuttle commander Kenneth Cockrell said after Mission Control called off Monday's landing. "We'll try to see them tomorrow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/18/tec_344634.shtml
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Astronauts clamp girder to space station

...greetings, the astronauts practiced using the space station's robot arm to get ready for Thursday's girder work. Shuttle commander Michael Bloomfield and his crew brought fresh food and clean clothes for the station residents, including barbecued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/12/tec_338169.shtml
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Space crew to relieve current residents

...greeted the station's crew with hugs and smiles. "Hey how you doing? You ready for visitors?" asked space shuttle commander Scott Horowitz, extending his right hand to space station commander Yuri Usachev. Culbertson, Alpha's next commander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/14/tec_318967.shtml
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Discovery heads for international space station

...for the second day in a row. But the rain and dark clouds stayed far enough away this time. "Let's go!" said shuttle commander Scott Horowitz. The space station was soaring above the Pacific, just west of the Galapagos Islands, when Discovery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/11/tec_318390.shtml
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Astronaut realizes dream of commanding shuttle

...ISS project will dictate the rest of his career with NASA. He expects to make one or more additional flights as shuttle commander and may get a slot as commander of one of the three-month station missions. But Horowitz hopes to see humanity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/09/tec_317917.shtml
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Overjoyed astronauts wrap up mission

...it's all over that there will be a bit of a let down because we have poured so much into it," Tanner said. For shuttle commander Brent Jett Jr., the most satisfying part of the 11-day mission was spending time with Alpha commander Bill Shepherd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/11/tec_301082.shtml
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Astronauts installing fresh batteries in space station

...It's a brand-new facility, it's very, very roomy. We've all been taken with how much room we have," shuttle commander Terrence Wilcutt said. "I think about any astronaut I know would be happy to spend time up here." The module...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/14/tec_296051.shtml
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With telescope adrift, astronauts work with smaller observatory

...elliptical orbit that eventually will have a high point of 87,000 miles, or one-third of the way to the moon. Shuttle commander Eileen Collins, the first woman to lead a U.S. space mission, said she was "extremely happy" when she and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/26/tec_266485.shtml
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