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British astronaut Piers Sellers died

British astronaut Piers Sellers died

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The originally British astronaut Piers Sellers, who is another three other space flights for the American NASA made, is Friday at the age of 61 in the American city of Houston died.

Report that British and American media on Saturday.

Sellers died of pancreatic cancer, a disease which last year publicly announced it in a column in The New York Times. Except astronaut was Sellers, a scientist who has been involved with the warming of the earth.

Before he astronaut was, he studied at the space agency NASA, between 1982 and 1996 and the climate change challenge. Because only Americans as astronaut for NASA, the space in may, he left in 1991 to an American, naturalized, although he has also British passport retained.

Sellers spent between 2002 and 2010 at each 35 days in space and made in that time six spacewalks.

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