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2009-09-25 08:41:00

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2009-09-08 19:30:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AFS, Fla., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, on behalf of the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, successfully launched the PAN satellite at 5:35 p.m. EDT, today from Space Launch Complex- 41 as a commercial launch service.

2009-06-16 14:12:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-O, or GOES-O, is scheduled for a liftoff on Friday, June 26, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The one-hour launch window extends from 6:14 to 7:14 p.m. EDT.

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2009-06-16 08:30:00

NASA is preparing for the launch of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-O (GOES-O) from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The GOES-O launch is targeted for June 26 during a launch window from 6:14 to 7:14 pm EDT.

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2009-06-06 06:55:00

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, spacecraft are set to launch together to the moon aboard an Atlas V rocket on June 17.

2009-05-05 17:51:00

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket, on behalf of the NASA Launch Services Program, successfully launched the Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) Advanced Technology Risk Reduction (ATRR) mission for the United States Missile Defense Agency at 1:24 p.m.

2009-04-24 11:32:00

INDIAN LAND, S.C., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire North America, Inc.

2009-04-03 21:42:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force's second Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite into orbit at 8:31 p.m. EDT, today. WGS-2 joins the service's first WGS satellite, which also launched on an Atlas V Oct.

2009-04-01 16:00:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a contract to Space Gateway Support of Cape Canaveral, Fla., to continue providing protective services at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This cost plus fixed fee contract begins on April 1, 2009, and will provide interim support until NASA awards a new competitive contract for agency-wide protective services.

2009-03-06 23:55:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta II successfully launched the NASA Kepler spacecraft at 10:50 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-17B.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.