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Phillip Chien

Articles by Phillip Chien

Astronaut or Aquanaut?

KEY LARGO, Fla. - Astronaut John Herrington, the first enrolled American Indian in space, is all wet - literally. Herrington was part of a six member underwater team as part of the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) project. NEEMO uses an existing underwater research facility operated by the University of North Carolina off...

Students Explore Mars

COCOA BEACH, Fla. - A team of students at Laguna/Acoma High School in New Mexico is helping NASA explore Mars. They're one of only 13 student groups selected by Cornell University as student interns for the Mars Exploration Rovers. Geologist Larry Crumpler, a research curator at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Science...