Fragile Oasis

Connecting Space and Earth: Learn. Act. Make a Difference.
Bloggernauts

Who Are the "Bloggernauts"?

Suni Williams

NASA astronaut. United States Navy Officer. Dog Lover. Recently returned to Earth after a 6 month mission to the International Space Station Personal Data Born September 19, 1965 in Euclid, Ohio, but considers Needham, Massachusetts to be her hometown. Married ...

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Bernard Franklin

Formerly a florist, I decided to turn my passion for plants into a full-time job and created a grassroots organization dedicated to rating every florist in Austria. The result of this work bore a beautiful website where customers can find ...

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Frank White

Frank is the author of The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution, and is the is a co-founder of the Overview Institute, which was established in part to advance the ideas contained in the book. His ideas are the ...

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Dan Burbank

"Planet Earth is a wonderful place and it’s spectacular to view from the space station. I think it’s too small for the human species - maybe not from the perspective of the number of humans, but for our imagination. I ...

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Davy Knowles

Davy Knowles took his place in the history of human spaceflight when his music was played to awaken the crew of Space Shuttle Discovery during its final mission. Davy is a talented musician and humanitarian, making a difference as a ...

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Dmitry Kondratiev

As commander of Soyuz TMA-20, Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev traveled to the International Space Station to serve as an Expedition 26 flight engineer and Expedition 27 commander. A colonel in the Russian air force, Kondratyev qualified as a test-cosmonaut in ...

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Mike Simmons

Mike, an amateur astronomer for more than 35 years, is the founder of Astronomers Without Borders, which fosters understanding and goodwill across national and cultural boundaries by creating relationships through the universal appeal of astronomy. Personal Data Mike Simmons has ...

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Ali Llewellyn

Ali Llewellyn is a teacher and adventurer at heart, committed to new ways to get explorers of all ages excited about space. She is intrigued by the unknown, and passionate about every way we can learn more and go further. ...

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Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen

Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen, the CEO of Vestergaard Frandsen, met Ron Garan at LAUNCH: Water, a global initiative that identifies and supports innovative work poised to contribute to a sustainable future and accelerate solutions to meet urgent challenges facing our society. ...

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Ed Vancise

Ed Van Cise was the Flight Director for International Space Station Expedition 28, responsible for the safe execution of the mission from May - September 2011. Personal Data Ed Van Cise served as the lead flight director for the International ...

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