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NASA is poised to lose another member of its Astronaut Corps. Three-time shuttle veteran Steven Swanson joins them, becoming one among many who have opted to leave the agency in the post-shuttle era. His departure marks the fourth experienced astronaut to leave NASA in a month's time.
The three members of the Expedition 40 crew, a mixture of a U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, ended their five-and-a-half month stay on the International Space Station (ISS ) yesterday. NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, along with Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev touched down on the Kazakh steppes at 10:23 p.m. EDT (8:23 […]