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Joe Acaba

NASA Astronaut. Teacher. Peace Corps Volunteer. Recently returned from 123 days aboard the International Space Station Personal Data A first generation American, Joe was born in 1967 in Inglewood, California, and raised in Anaheim, California, where his parents, Ralph and ...

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This Sporting Life

I was wired up last week and I don’t mean with adrenaline or caffeine. I had the blood pressure cuffs on my fingers (my crew mate Oleg was calling me Robo Joe) and the 10-lead holter monitor on my chest. The week ended up again with more urine samples and a blood draw. One thing this week has taught me ...Keep Reading