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2010-10-27 08:00:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As NASA prepares to launch one of the last two scheduled Space Shuttle flights ever, more than 80 veteran astronauts have personally come together to launch a mission of their own: an auction to raise money for college scholarships! The auction, which features items which actually flew in outer space or better yet -- to the Moon -- opens tomorrow at www.astronautscholarship.org/auction. Now in its 8th year, the Astronaut Scholarship...

2010-09-15 08:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available online, over 50 years of America's history in space is now up for grabs in the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's (ASF) 2010 Fall Astronaut Experiences & Memorabilia Semi-Annual Auction at http://www.astronautscholarship.org/auction. The online auction gives fans the chance to collect genuine space relics, signed NASA astronaut portraits and even items that have been flown to the moon! Spotlighted among the 50 lots are...

2010-01-26 07:30:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Give that special someone some SPACE this Valentine's Day with a membership to a unique society - the Astronaut Autograph Club (AAC). Sign them up today and your Valentine will receive a personalized letter and an autographed photo from legendary Astronauts and Space Icons for every month of the year! Nowhere else on Earth can they get such a unique gift, as the club promises a full year of unforgettable photos and inside stories from...

2010-01-21 08:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years ago the world watched the saga of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission unfold when a spark of innovation blazed a trail home for the crew aboard their crippled spacecraft. On April 9, Apollo 13 astronauts Fred Haise, James Lovell and famed NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz will come together to commemorate this legendary voyage's 40th Anniversary during a special celebration hosted by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) at...

2009-10-29 10:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wanted to shoot the breeze with a legendary moonwalker? Own a genuine relic of space travel from an astronaut's personal collection? Don a real astronaut flight suit? Now's your chance! Starting today, you can bid on these and other cool space artifacts in the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's (ASF) 7th Annual Astronaut Experiences and Memorabilia Auction at www.astronautscholarship.org/auction. Like no auction around, this one...

2009-09-30 13:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennedy Space Center -- Twenty-two uniquely painted, 8-foot Space Shuttle Statues will go on the auction block tomorrow, October 1, 2009, at www.AstronautScholarship.org/shuttles through October 8, to raise funds for the nonprofit Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. The statues were part of a community-wide art project and feature such unique designs from pop-art to animals to celestial scenes with genuine astronaut autographs including American...

2009-05-21 05:30:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- You may never fly in space, but a new club is offering "space geeks" everywhere the opportunity to own items that have. The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation announced today its newest endeavor, 2009 Space Artifact Series, which offers its members three artifacts flown in outer space! Now's your chance to own a piece of the astronauts' spaceship seat from possibly the most riveting mission in space exploration history, Apollo 13, from...

2009-04-09 05:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Hall of Fame Astronaut John Glenn is putting himself on the auction block to raise money for college scholarships for top engineering and science students through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's online Auction of Astronaut Experiences & Memorabilia opening today at www.astronautscholarship.org/auction.pl. The winning bidder will share an unforgettable meal with Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, who will regale his...

2008-12-02 14:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- You may never go to space, but here's a chance to receive a letter and an autographed photo from legendary astronauts who have! Twelve space heroes have come together for a sixth year to offer memberships to the 2009 Astronaut Autograph Club as a means to raise money for college scholarships through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. The club affords its members an autographed photo and personalized letter from a U.S. Hall of Fame...

2008-10-30 15:00:11

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- They have soared into outer space, performed daring space walks, took giant leaps on the moon and now want to spend time with you! More than 50 celebrity astronauts, including John Glenn, Jim Lovell and Buzz Aldrin, are offering once-in-a-lifetime one-on-one experiences, cool space artifacts and autographed items in the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's (ASF) 6th Annual Online Auction of Astronaut Experiences and Memorabilia at...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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