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Sentinel Space Telescope: The Private Deep-Space Asteroid Mission in Pictures

Ed Lu

B612 Foundation

Ed Lu, chairman and CEO of the B612 Foundation, is a former NASA astronaut who flew three space missions including 6 months on the International Space Station.

Russell Schweickart

B612 Foundation

Russell Schweickart, chair emeritus of the B612 Foundation, was the Lunar Module Pilot on the Apollo 9 mission, March 3-13, 1969.

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