Army Astronaut heads for space
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Want to know what it's like to be an U.S. Army astronaut' Here's a chance to find out.

The Army has set up a special Web site for the public to ask Army astronaut Col. Timothy Kopra a question.

Col. Timothy Kopra launched into space on the July 15 shuttle mission to the International Space Station, where he will remain as a flight engineer for Expedition 20 - now ongoing - throughout the next six months.

Kopra is one of four active Army astronauts in the detachment belonging to the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.

To ask Kopra a question go to:

To find out more about Army astronauts go to: