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NASA Congratulates Crew Involved With Producing The Movie 'Gravity' On Academy Award Wins
2014-03-03 11:21:41

[ Watch The Video: NASA Astronaut “Cady” Colemen on “Gravity” Oscar Win ] NASA NASA congratulates everyone involved with producing the movie "Gravity" for all of the Oscar wins, especially Alfonso Cuarón for winning "Best Director" at the 86th Academy Awards Ceremony held on March 2, 2014. In the Warner Bros. movie "Gravity," two astronauts find themselves adrift in space and struggling for survival after their spacecraft is destroyed by space debris. Although this...

2011-05-27 10:40:00

HOUSTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, back on Earth after working last week in orbit with the space shuttle Endeavour and International Space Station crews, will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 - 8 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 31. This is one day before Endeavour's final landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, scheduled for 1:35 a.m. June 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On May 23, Coleman...

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2011-04-11 15:13:25

Harmony reached new heights recently as NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, circling Earth aboard the International Space Station, and musician Ian Anderson, founder of the rock band Jethro Tull, collaborated for the first space-Earth duet. Coleman, an amateur flutist, and Anderson played a portion of the song "Bourree," an arrangement of which Anderson and Jethro Tull performed during their 1969 U.S. tour as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the moon. Coleman played her part from 220 miles...

2011-04-11 10:52:00

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harmony reached new heights recently as NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, circling Earth aboard the International Space Station, and musician Ian Anderson, founder of the rock band Jethro Tull, collaborated for the first space-Earth duet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Coleman, an amateur flutist, and Anderson played a portion of the song "Bourree," an arrangement of which Anderson and Jethro Tull performed...

2011-03-25 18:47:24

 Students in Springfield, Mass., will make a special call to Expedition 27 Flight Engineer and western Massachusetts resident Cady Coleman aboard the International Space Station on Tuesday, March 29. The event, which includes a video link with Coleman, will air live on NASA Television at 11:41 a.m. EDT. Sixth-grade students from Elmer J. McMahon School, Dr. Marcella R. Kelly School and STEM Middle Academy will participate and learn about the important role the station plays in scientific...

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2011-03-25 10:55:00

NASA Holds Education Forum to Inspire the Next Generation of Explorers In celebration of Women's History Month, more than 200 students from several New York City schools participated Tuesday, March 22, in a special event that included hearing from NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin. The students also got the opportunity to talk with astronaut Cady Coleman on the International Space Station. Coleman answered students' questions during...

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2011-03-17 09:20:00

Astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) enjoyed a bit of fun as they unpacked Robonaut 2, the first humanoid robot ever launched into space, after its arrival via shuttle Discovery. American Catherine Coleman and Italian Paolo Nespoli opened the lid of the packing box, as though they were opening a coffin. TV cameras revealed foam inside, but no robot, AP is reporting. A payload controller at Marshall Space Flight Center radioed, "It's like unearthing a mummy." "Well, at least...

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2011-02-10 05:40:00

Astronaut musician Catherine Coleman played a few songs on her flute onboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday for TV and radio interviewers. Coleman, the only flutist among the six-member space station crew, often listens to flute music in the background, occasionally playing along. She has plenty of choices of instruments to play onboard the ISS, including her own personal flute, two belonging to the Irish group The Chieftains and another belonging to Ian Anderson with the...

2010-12-22 14:05:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Space Station residents Scott Kelly, Catherine Coleman and Paolo Nespoli will speak to elementary, middle and high school students from the greater Cleveland metropolitan area on Tuesday, Dec. 28. The event will be held at the Great Lakes Science Center, located at 601 Erieside Ave. in Cleveland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Station astronauts will make the long-distance phone call from...

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2010-12-15 08:55:00

Preparations were underway at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early Wednesday morning as a trio of crew members were set to begin a five-month mission onboard the International Space Station (ISS) at 2:09pm EST (1:09am on Thursday Baikonur time). NASA astronaut Catherine Coleman, Roscosmos cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev, and European Space Agency (ESA) flight engineer Paolo Nespoli will man the Soviet manufactured Soyuz TMA-20 craft, which is set to dock with the ISS shortly after 3pm EST...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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