Space News Archive - September 12, 2009
Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles with an 5:53 pm PDT landing Friday at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have now successfully used magnetic fields to levitate mice.
NASA's Glenn Research Center has selected Mainthia Technologies, Inc (MTI), Cleveland, for a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract valued at $27 million to provide implementation, maintenance and operation of the central process systems.
NASA is exercising its final option in the Checkout, Assembly and Payload Processing Services contract known as CAPPS.
- A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.