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A bat that was clinging to space shuttle Discoveryâ€™s external fuel tank during the countdown to launch the STS-119 mission remained with the spacecraft as it cleared the tower, analysts at NASAâ€™s Kennedy Space Center concluded.
The U.S. space shuttle Discovery is ready for a Sunday launch opportunity as technicians repair a leaking gaseous hydrogen vent line, officials said. The repairs were moving along smoothly late Saturday and the weather over Cape Canaveral, Fla., looked promising for an on-time 7:43 p.m.
Media briefings, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Discovery. The STS-119 mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off at 9:20 pm EDT on Wednesday, March 11.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Kepler mission to seek other Earth-like planets is undergoing final preparations for liftoff Friday, March 6, from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Launch of NASA's Kepler telescope is targeted for no earlier than Friday, March 6, from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
The launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO, aboard a Taurus XL rocket is scheduled for Feb 24.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, recognizes the U.S.
The Delta II carrying NOAA-N Prime lifted off Feb 6, 2009 at 2:22 am Pacific time, 5:22 am Eastern time from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Twenty student teams selected by NASA from colleges and universities around the country are spending the winter building sophisticated rockets they will launch high over Alabama during NASA's 2008-2009 University Student Launch Initiative in April.
More than 200 Woolworths stores across Britain closed Saturday, with the chain's remaining 600 British stores likely to be shuttered by Jan.
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