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Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

Posted October 11, 2018 by

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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USAF Test Pilot School grad prepares for lift off to International Space station

Posted April 21, 2017 by John Van Winkle

A U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School graduate will travel to the International Space Station April 20 to conduct research NASA hopes will eventually lead to a mission to Mars.

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Astronaut application window opens mid-December

Posted November 25, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

Eligible active duty officers and enlisted members interested in astronaut duty can submit an application package to NASA via the USAJobs [https://www.usajobs.gov] website between Dec. 15 and mid-February, 2016. Interested Airmen must also submit a separate application package to the Air Force Astronaut Nomination Board using criteria and application instructions spelled out on the myPers…

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