Latest Barry E. Wilmore Stories

2010-01-23 09:26:29

The crew of the space shuttle Atlantis' STS-129 mission will deliver a specially minted silver medallion to National Football League officials at 10 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The medallion will be used for the official coin toss prior to the kickoff of Super Bowl XLIV on Sunday, Feb. 7. Shuttle commander Charlie Hobaugh, a graduate of North Ridgeville High School near Cleveland, Pilot Barry Wilmore, Mission Specialists Leland Melvin,...

2010-01-09 08:30:00

NASA Headquarters in Washington will welcome space shuttle Atlantis' STS-129 astronauts for a visit on Monday, Jan. 11, through Thursday, Jan. 14. The crew wrapped up an 11-day journey in space of nearly 4.5 million miles on Nov. 27. Commander Charlie Hobaugh, Pilot Barry Wilmore, Mission Specialists Leland Melvin, Randy Bresnik, Mike Foreman and Bobby Satcher will share mission highlights with NASA employees, school children, college students and the general public while in the nation's...

2009-11-27 09:33:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Atlantis and its crew of seven astronauts ended an 11-day journey of nearly 4.5 million miles with a 9:44 a.m. EST landing Friday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The mission, designated STS-129, included three spacewalks and the installation of two platforms to the International Space Station's truss, or backbone. The platforms hold large spare parts to...

2009-11-25 06:15:00

Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven-astronaut crew undocked from the International Space Station at 4:53 a.m. EST. Pilot Barry Wilmore piloted Atlantis during its flyaround of the station. Tuesday at 10 a.m., European Space Agency astronaut Frank De Winne handed over command of the station to NASA astronaut Jeff Williams. De Winne and Expedition 21 Flight Engineers Roman Romanenko and Robert Thirsk are scheduled to leave the station for return to Earth in a Soyuz capsule on Nov. 30. On...

2009-11-24 05:35:00

The 12 crew members onboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis will prepare to part today. They will pack up their final items and close the hatches that divide the two spacecraft in preparation for undocking tomorrow. The crew woke at 12:58 a.m. to the "Marine Corps Hymn," performed by the U.S. Marine Corps Band and played for STS-129 Commander Charlie Hobaugh. With six days of docked operations behind them, the astronauts and cosmonauts prepare to say their goodbyes...

2009-11-23 07:10:46

The combined 12-member crew of Atlantis and the International Space Station will move the last of this mission's spare hardware during the third and final spacewalk today. Mission Specialists Randy Bresnik and Robert Satcher Jr. are scheduled to begin their six hour spacewalk at 6:18 a.m. Final preparations for the spacewalk will begin at 3:13 a.m. The crew's wakeup call came today at 1:28 a.m. The wakeup song, "Space Rise" by Larry Whitehair, was played for Mission Specialist Mike Foreman....

2009-11-22 06:45:00

The six-member crew of Atlantis will have a half day to relax before getting ready for Monday's third and final spacewalk. The crew was awakened this morning with the song "Butterfly Kisses," by Bob Carlisle at 1:58 a.m. CST. It was selected for Mission Specialist Randy Bresnik. Later in the morning, Pilot Barry Wilmore and Mission Specialists Leland Melvin, Robert Satcher Jr. and Nicole Stott will answer reporters' questions in interviews with WTTG-TV in Washington, D.C., Bay News 9 in...

2009-11-20 06:35:00

Though it began a little later than planned, the STS-129 crew is awake and starting work on the day's activities. Their wakeup call came at 3:28 a.m., which gave them 30 extra minutes intended to make up for sleep lost overnight when false depressurization caution alarms sounded on the International Space Station. That occurred just after 7:30 p.m., about 30 minutes after the crew began its sleep period. Although the flight control teams on the ground were able to determine that there was no...

2009-11-19 06:50:00

Congressman Bart Gordon and Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville will host a live conversation between more than 120 students and NASA astronaut Barry E. Wilmore on Sunday, Nov. 22. Wilmore is the pilot of space shuttle Atlantis, which launched Nov. 16 on an 11-day mission to the International Space Station. Members of Wilmore's family also will attend the event. The live call from orbit will take place between 11:08 a.m. and 11:28 a.m. CST. Twenty students, ranging from...

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