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Everest +10
Everest +10

Keith’s note: On 19 May 2009 at 6:15 pm EDT (20 May 4:00 am Nepal time) Astronaut Scott Parazynski stood on top of the world with piece of the Moon. My old, voided, damaged NASA badge (and a picture of astronaut Sunni Williams’ dog Gorby) went along while Miles O’Brien served as our news anchor back in New York. Each of us has gone through a lot in the subsequent […]

  • NASA Watch
  • May 19, 2019
Watching My Friend Climb Above The Sky

#OTD 2009 @AstroDocScott makes his final ascent upward heading slowly but methodically toward the summit of Mt. Everest. Along the way he discovers an oddly-numbered oxygen tank. #Everest #Himalayas #Nepal pic.twitter.com/8MyfiP5dtC — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) May 17, 2019 #OTD 2009 while @AstroDocScott makes a final push toward the summit of Everest @KeithCowing recovers from food poisoning & does website updates including NASAWatch at 17,600 feet (7.5 psi) with only 50% […]

  • NASA Watch
  • May 17, 2019
Gorbie Heads Back To Space

Everest, Apollo, Soyuz, NEEMO, and Space Station Resonances, OnOrbit “When my friend, astronaut Scott Parazynski and I went to Nepal in 2009, Suni sent a picture of Gorbie to us. This picture flew with her on the ISS. That picture of Gorbie plus my old NASA badge from 1990 made it to the summit of Mt. Everest (the picture Gwen is holding) with an Apollo 11 moon rock I carried […]

  • NASA Watch
  • July 11, 2012
Everest + 2

video platform video management video solutions free video player Keith’s note: Two years ago on 19 May 2009 Scott Parazynski became the first human to travel into space and stand atop the highest point on our planet. While Scott was standing in the jetstream, this is how I relayed the news via satellite phone at 4:35 am local time from a comparatively mild location at 0 degrees F at Everest […]

  • NASA Watch
  • May 20, 2011
Challenger Center: Looking Ahead

Interview with the Challenger Center’s Scott Parazynski, Space News “Some 4 million students have been through the program since 1986, and in recent years the annual average has been about 400,000. Scott Parazynski, a NASA astronaut and medical doctor who took over in November as chairman of the center’s board of directors, wants to increase that number to 4 million per year by 2015. … Parazynski: “One of the things […]

  • NASA Watch
  • January 31, 2011
Video: History of Two Worlds on Orbit

Moon Rocks – From the Moon to Everest and the Space Station from SpaceRef on Vimeo. Moon Rock Gains Traveling Companion for Historic Return to Space “Collected from the Sea of Tranquility on the lunar surface, the moon rock and its Mt. Everest companion will be displayed inside the station’s Tranquility module, which the STS-130 crew will deliver to the station. During the presentation, Parazynski will share the story of […]

  • NASA Watch
  • January 7, 2010