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2008-10-28 15:00:09

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SPAB), and its Astrotech subsidiary, leading providers of commercial space services, join with Space Florida in recognizing the immense opportunities for America's commercial space program in the joint Air Force Space Command and Space Florida Dedication Ceremony of Launch Complex 36. The Ceremony marked the symbolic "groundbreaking" following the announcement by the Air Force Space Command of its commitment to commercial space and its intention to lease LC36 at...

2008-10-22 15:00:08

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PlanetSpace announced today it has added the Space Exploration division of The Boeing Company to its existing teammates, Alliant Techsystems and Lockheed Martin Corporation , on the proposed solution to NASA for the Commercial Resupply Services to the International Space Station. The PlanetSpace ISS Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) team includes the following major members: -- PlanetSpace is the overall prime contractor and...

2008-10-20 12:00:08

SPACEHAB Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAB) announced today that its Astrotech subsidiary located in Titusville, Florida was awarded a $1.17 million contract from Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) in support of ATK's planning and assembly of Ares I-X first stage hardware to be flown during the 2009 test flight for the development of NASA's Ares I launch vehicle. The ATK contract specifies that Astrotech will provide facilities, facility operations personnel and related facility infrastructure, including...

2008-09-30 15:00:13

SPACEHAB, Inc. Corporate Marketing and Communications Tania Shupe, 713-558-5299 tshupe@spacehab.com Logo: http://www.spacehab.com SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ/NMS:SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2008. Fourth Quarter Results The Company's reported a net loss of $1.5 million on revenue of $6 million for fourth quarter fiscal year 2008 compared to a fiscal year 2007...

2006-11-29 08:21:17

Imagine if you could attach an enormous walk-in closet to your house for more storage room. Seven astronauts set to fly aboard Space Shuttle Discovery will benefit from a similar arrangement. The commercially owned SPACEHAB logistics single module will serve as an extra "float-in closet" during STS-116, a 12-day mission to deliver hardware, supplies and a new crew member to the International Space Station. The SPACEHAB single module more than doubles the storage capacity of the orbiter's...

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2012-05-12 09:16:02

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1994 at 7:10 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on February 11, 1994 at 2:19 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 130 times at an altitude of 191 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 7 hours, 9 minutes, and 22 seconds. This was the second SPACEHAB mission and the first mission undertaken with a Russian crew member. It was the first step in the ongoing US-Russian cooperative...

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  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.