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Next Launch TMA-16M on a Soyuz-FG rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
scheduled for:
27 Mar 15 19:42:59 GMT
28 Mar 15 1:42:59 ALMT
27 Mar 15 15:42:59 Eastern

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Shuttle Endeavour – Inside & Out

 

When I told folks that I would actually be going inside one of the space shuttles – they were surprised. They assumed that this was something that I had done long ago. Up until not too long ago – the shuttles were still taking wing and it was not easy to get to […]

Mike Leinbach Joins United Launch Alliance as Head of Human Spaceflight Operations

Former NASA shuttle launch director Mike Leinbach has joined United Launch Alliance (ULA) as the company's Director of Human Spaceflight Operations. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian

Mike Leinbach is known as the straight-talking launch director that sent space shuttle crews thundering into space from 2000 until the very last shuttle mission, STS-135, which took place […]