Astronaut Steve Bowen Joins STS-133 Crew

Cape Canaveral FL (SPX) Jan 20, 2011 NASA selected astronaut Steve Bowen as a mission specialist on STS-133, the next space shuttle mission targeted for launch on Feb. 24. Bowen replaces astronaut Tim Kopra, who was injured in a bicycle accident over the weekend. “Tim is doing fine and expects a full recovery, however, he will not be able to support the launch window next month,” said Peggy Whitson, chief of the Astronaut Off

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