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Astronaut Class of 1998
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NASA Press Release 98-97: NASA Names Astronaut Class of 1998
NASA Press Release  98-155: International Candidates Join 1998 Astronaut Class


Clayton C. Anderson
Lee J. Archambault (Maj., USAF)
Tracy E. Caldwell, Ph.D.
Gregory E. Chamitoff, Ph.D.
Timothy J. Creamer (LTC., USA)
Christopher J. Ferguson (Lt. Cmdr., USN)
Michael J. Foreman (Cmdr., USN)
Michael E. Fossum
Kenneth T. Ham (Lt. Cmdr., USN)
Patricia C. Hilliard, M.D.
Gregory C. Johnson
Gregory H. Johnson (Maj., USAF)
Stanley G. Love, Ph.D.
Leland D. Melvin
Barbara R. Morgan
William A. Oefelein (Lt., USN)
John D. Olivas, Ph.D.
Nicholas J. M. Patrick, Ph.D.
Alan G. Poindexter (Lt. Cmdr., USN)
Garrett E. Reisman, Ph.D.
Steven R. Swanson
Douglas H. Wheelock (Maj., USA)
Sunita L. Williams (Lt. Cmdr., USN)
Neil W. Woodward III (Lt., USN)
George D. Zamka (Maj., USMC).
International Candidates

European Space Agency
Léopold Eyharts
Paolo Nespoli
Hans Schlegel
Roberto Vittori

Canadian Space Agency
Bjarni V. Tryggvason

Brazilian Space Agency
Marcos Pontes

The 1998 Astronaut Candidates have been nicknamed the Penguins

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