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2009-06-04 16:14:06

News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Endeavour. The shuttle's STS-127 mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off at 7:17 a.m. EDT on Saturday, June 13. On Tuesday, June 9, Endeavour's seven astronauts are scheduled to arrive at Kennedy at approximately 12:15 a.m. NASA Television will provide live coverage as Commander Mark Polansky makes a brief statement to...

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2009-03-15 18:58:46

Seven astronauts headed toward the International Space Station following Sunday's launch of space shuttle Discovery at Cape Canaveral, Fla. The shuttled lifted off at 7:43 p.m. EDT. The countdown proceeding apace after technicians repaired a gaseous hydrogen vent line, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said on its Web site. The final inspection team completed its check of the shuttle and pad, and there were no weather-related issues. They've found no issues other than a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • 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.