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Former Astronaut to work at Google...

Dr Ed Lu (a.k.a. Mr. Frequent Flyer...at least in my book - he rocks!) is going to leave hot/muggy Houston and go the Valley of Silicon...

http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2007/08/google-aquires-.html

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Ed Lu, who flew on two Shuttle flights and spent 6 months on the International Space Station after the Columbia disaster, will be moving to balmy California to start his next mission at Google.

Google, who has brought exploration to our everyday lives, signed an agreement to build their GooglePlex at NASA Ames, and recently released GoogleSky (with high-res GoogleMoon and Mars to follow), now has its own in-house astronaut.
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