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2011-05-26 12:35:00

The launch of the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory is scheduled for June 9, from NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

2011-04-07 05:35:00

bellmediapr.ca/muchmusic - Queen of Pop, Lady Gaga triumphantly returns to take over MuchMusic HQ in Toronto - - Fuse to simulcast show across U.S., live from MuchMusic HQ in Toronto - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/gdcCwK TORONTO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ - As if flaming bras weren't enough, Lady Gaga returns to give fans much more than they bargained for at the biggest awards show on the planet - the 2011 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS! Two years after her exploding, show-stopping...

2011-03-01 10:24:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Glory spacecraft is scheduled for launch on Friday, March 4. Technical issues with ground support equipment for the Taurus XL launch vehicle led to the scrub of the original Feb. 23 launch attempt.

2011-02-10 13:25:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Glory mission is scheduled to launch Wednesday, Feb. 23, from Space Launch Complex 576-E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Liftoff is targeted for 5:09 a.m. EST (2:09 a.m.

2011-02-09 15:37:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The countdown has begun! Registration has opened for the inaugural World Spelling Day.

2011-01-07 12:25:00

Citing the need for additional repairs to the external fuel tank of the space shuttle Discovery, NASA officials have once again delayed the lift-off of the STS-133 shuttle mission to resupply the International Space Station.

2010-12-18 07:12:57

NASA announced positive test results of its Discovery space shuttle on Friday after cracks appeared during a countdown last month, which delayed its final launch.

2010-12-01 09:26:46

The first SpaceX Falcon 9 demonstration launch for NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program is targeted for liftoff on Tuesday, Dec 7.

2010-10-19 10:00:00

NASA said that a fuel leak near Discovery's orbital engine pods will not delay its expected November 1 launch to the International Space Station.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".