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Trump has tapped three-term Republican Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Oklahoma to oversee the space agency, a job that often goes to astronauts or scientists.
The supply ship is taking a few traditional items, like 2.9 tons of fuel, water, and food for the six astronauts currently aboard the ISS.
The spacesuit will be worn by astronauts during transportation in SpaceX Dragon Capsules launched from Earth to the International Space Station, according to The Verge.
The explosion killed all seven astronauts on board.
Celebrate a decade of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (S.T.E.A.M.) programming with special guests, exhibits and activities, including a display of lunar samples brought back from the moon by astronauts.
Veggie is a small plant growth chamber being used as type of astronaut garden.
Over the years a veritable who's who has attended as speakers and distinguished guests: Diahann Carroll, Ava DuVernay, Gladys Knight, Vanessa L. Williams, Holly Robinson Peete and astronaut Mae Jemison, M.D., to name a few.
Weitz was one of three astronauts in the first manned Skylab mission, in 1973.
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