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Space News Archive - May 22, 2011

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Space shuttle Endeavour and International Space Station crews gathered together on Saturday for an unprecedented call from Pope Benedict.

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NASA announced on Friday that July 8 will be the date for space shuttle Atlantis to embark on its final mission.

NASA's final space shuttle flight is targeted to launch July 8 at about 11:40 am EDT from the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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