|Volume: 02, Issue: 05||03/10/2004|
Chat Live with NASA Astronaut Daniel BrandensteinHere's your opportunity to chat with NASA astronaut Daniel Brandenstein, captain and former flight commander. Brandenstein will be available Tuesday, March 16, from (New Time!)11:30 to 12:30 a.m. Central Standard Time to answer questions about space flight. With the completion of his fourth flight, Brandenstein has logged more than 789 hours in space.
Go to http://www.space-explorers.com/internal/mercurious/index.asp?room=brand to log onto the chat and submit questions. After the chat has taken place, this link will take you to the archived chat.
Before joining NASA, Brandenstein received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and physics from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls, where he is a Distinguished Alumnus and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science. He also received an Honorary Doctor of Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Upon graduation from UW – River Falls, Brandenstein entered active duty with the U.S. Navy. From 1968 to 1970, while attached to VA-196 flying A-6 Intruders, he participated in two combat deployments on board the USS Constellation and the USS Ranger to Southeast Asia and flew 192 combat missions. Prior to reporting to Houston as an astronaut candidate, he was attached to VA-128 as an A-6 flight instructor. He has logged flying time in 24 different types of aircraft and 400 carrier landings.
Brandenstein is currently the Vice President and Associate Program Manager for the Consolidated Space Operations Contract at Lockheed Martin Space Operations in Houston, Texas. He has also served as Assistant to the Vice President and General Manager at IBM Federal Systems Company for the Space Station Program; Director of Quality Assurance and Director of Program Development at Loral Space Information Systems; and Executive Vice President and Program Manager for Kistler Aerospace Corporation.
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