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2011-07-27 08:31:37

NASA's Juno spacecraft is set to launch toward Jupiter aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Aug 5.

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2011-07-05 12:15:00

NASA's weather officer said on Tuesday that showers and thunderstorms could delay this weeks' final launch for space shuttle Atlantis.

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.

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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.

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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.


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'.