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    11/26/2012 | Ellen Ochoa, ex-KB5TZZ, Named 11th Director of Johnson Space Center

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, ex-KE4IQB, has named NASA Astronaut Ellen Ochoa, KB5TZZ, as the next Director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas.
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    08/25/2009 | Space Shuttle Discovery to Launch with Three Hams on Board

    Tuesday's launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-128) was scuttled when thunderstorms -- including a lightning strike just five miles from the launch pad -- popped up unexpectedly Monday evening, continuing into Tuesday morning. The shuttle, wi
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    07/08/2008 | International Space Station On-The-Air with ARISS

    July looks to be a busy month for Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS). On Friday, July 4, members of the Austin Amateur Radio Club (AARC) facilitated a successful ARISS contact between the International Space Station (ISS) and Cub Sco
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    06/02/2008 | Hams Head into Space

    On Saturday, May 31, the space shuttle Discovery launched into the heavens carrying a crew of one Japanese and six American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS); of the seven crew members, two are Amateur Radio operators. NASA's Gr
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