Deke Slayton

Type: Person
Name: Deke Slayton
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Here's What It Took To Become The First American Astronauts

NASAOn April 9, 1959, NASA introduced its first astronaut class, the Mercury 7. Front row, left to right: Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, John H. Glenn, Jr., and M. Scott Carpenter; back row, Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Erin Cummings To Star In ABC’s ‘Astronaut Wives Club’

Spartacus: Blood & Sand alumna Erin Cummings has been cast as one of the leads in ABC’s 10-episode summer drama series Astronaut Wives Club , from Fake Empire, Groundswell Productions and ABC Studios. Written by Stephanie Savage based on Lily Koppel’s ... [Published Deadline.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Quick look at what’s happening astronomically in April 2014

April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, and the fifth in the early Julian calendar. April had 29 days on calendars of the Roman Republic, with a day added to the month during the reform in the mid-40s BC that produced the Julian ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

NASA chooses the Mercury Seven

By Michael ShinaberyNew Mexico Museum of Space HistoryNASAThe Sept. 14, 1959 Life magazine described the Mercury Seven as all having "experience in engineering and in testing new airplanes." In addition, the story reported, "several have distinguished ... [Published Alamo Gordo Daily News - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 01 2014 - Updated Mar 01 2014 - 1 reports

History for March 1

History for March 1 - On-This-Day.com 100th birth anniversaries of sports broadcaster Harry Caray (1914-98) and author Ralph Ellison (1914-94).   Today’s birth anniversaries also include Frédéric Chopin (1810-49), Glen Miller (1904-44), and Deke ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 01 2014]
First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 27 2014 - 1 reports

Valery Kubasov

was a cosmonaut who showed that, in space at least, the Cold War superpowers could work together Valery Kubasov, who has died aged 79, was a Russian cosmonaut and the first man to perform a vacuum-welding operation while in orbit; later he accompanied ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 27 2014]
First reported Dec 04 2013 - Updated Dec 04 2013 - 1 reports

How Donn Eisele Became "Whatshisname," the Command Module Pilot of Apollo 7

Though it was the first manned mission of the program and the was the first to fly after three colleagues were killed in the Apollo 1 fire, Apollo 7 is probably the least well remembered of all Apollo missions. It wasn’t a glamorous flight to the Moon ... [Published Popular Science - Dec 04 2013]
First reported Oct 29 2013 - Updated Oct 29 2013 - 1 reports

What Happened to Apollos 2 and 3?

Things were looking good for NASA at the beginning of 1966. The Gemini program was halfway done and well on track to accomplish all the major program goals by the end of the year, and Apollo was in the pipeline on track to begin manned missions early ... [Published Popular Science - Oct 29 2013]
Entities: Saturn, Apollo 1, NASA, Apollo 4

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Here's What It Took To Become The First America... [Published Business Insider - Apr 09 2014]
Erin Cummings To Star In ABC’s ‘Astronaut Wives... [Published Deadline.com - Apr 02 2014]
Quick look at what’s happening astronomically i... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 31 2014]
NASA chooses the Mercury Seven [Published Alamo Gordo Daily News - Mar 30 2014]
History for March 1 [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 01 2014]
Valery Kubasov [Published Telegraph - Feb 27 2014]
How Donn Eisele Became "Whatshisname," the Comm... [Published Popular Science - Dec 04 2013]
What Happened to Apollos 2 and 3? [Published Popular Science - Oct 29 2013]
Wally Schirra, Engineering Precision, and a Dis... [Published Popular Science - Oct 24 2013]
Scott Carpenter, Mercury 7 astronaut and second... [Published PBS - Oct 11 2013]
Scott Carpenter, Mercury astronaut, dies at 88 [Published Spaceflight Now - Oct 11 2013]
Naval Institute History Conference: From Mercur... [Published Space Daily - Oct 08 2013]
World's Largest Solar Sail, Sunjammer, Complete... [Published SpaceRef - Oct 02 2013]
Lily Koppel examines space race spouses [Published Bend Bulletin - Sep 01 2013]
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History for March 1 - On-This-Day.com 100th birth anniversaries of sports broadcaster Harry Caray (1914-98) and author Ralph Ellison (1914-94).   Today’s birth anniversaries also include Frédéric Chopin (1810-49), Glen Miller (1904-44), and Deke ...
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