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Gibson, Edward George


Born Nov. 8, 1936, in Buffalo, N.Y. American astronaut and scientist.

Gibson graduated from the University of Rochester in 1959. He received a Ph.D. in engineering and physics from the California Institute of Technology in 1964.

Gibson was named to the astronaut corps in 1965. While a member of the corps, he conducted research in solar physics and plasma physics. From Nov. 16, 1973, to Feb. 8, 1974, he flew with G. Carr and W. Pogue as a member of the third crew to man the Skylab space station, which had been launched on May 14, 1973. Gibson’s flight time was 84 days 1 hr 16 min; he made two space walks, spending a total of 10 hr 3 min outside his spacecraft.

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Edward Gibson, 28, was shot in the thigh and stomach at Clonfaddan Crescent near Divis Tower in West Belfast on October 24.
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8, 1974, the last three-man crew of the Skylab space station, consisting of Jerry Carr, Bill Pogue and Edward Gibson, returned to Earth after spending 84 days in space.
Even at the sentence level of language, there is a potential loss of information over a noisy channel," said Edward Gibson, a professor in MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) and Department of Linguistics and Philosophy.
Edward Gibson, Glasgow, said: "The SFA have spent all their money on trying to punish Rangers so I'm not surprised these idiots have no money left.
Jim Edward Gibson, 40, of Delamere Drive, Marske, fined pounds 165 with pounds 55 costs for speeding.
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Edward Gibson, Director, Cyber/Risk Assessments, PwC will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled: "Cyber Security Best Practices for Banking and Financial Sectors in 2011.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) announced today that Edward Gibson, the former Chief Security Advisor for Microsoft LTD in the United Kingdom, has joined the firm as a director in PwC's U.
In an exclusive interview with The Journal, the firm's chief security advisor Edward Gibson has praised the work being undertaken by the region's public and private sector in the fight against online fraud.
The business was founded 30 years ago by brothers Colin and Edward Gibson.
Brazil's Piraha people can't count on using words for the number one or for any other number to describe exact quantities, a team led by MIT cognitive scientist Edward Gibson suggests (SN: 7/19/08, p.
Edward Gibson, Chairman at Gibsons Foods, commented: "We are continually looking at ways to improve what we do at Gibsons in order to provide the highest standards possible--including the developing and training of our team to the highest standards.