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2011-06-27 15:50:00

So you think you can pilot the space shuttle? NASA will give 30 of its Twitter followers a chance to test their skills at space shuttle ascent, rendezvous or landing aboard the same simulator astronauts use to train for their missions.

2011-06-24 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized Patrick Johnson of Athens, Ala., for his outstanding support of human spaceflight.

2011-05-06 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized Christine Williams of Elmont, N.Y., director for Systems Engineering Leadership at NASA Headquarters, for outstanding support of human space flight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Williams was recognized for contributing beyond her normal work requirements in an ongoing pursuit to bring insight and innovative thinking to NASA's leadership programs and to...

2011-05-06 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized Michael Showers of Marshall, Texas, lead for contractor-held property management at NASA Headquarters, for outstanding support of human space flight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Showers trained financial property accountants on the appropriate mechanism to account and validate contract held property accounts.

2010-11-23 07:52:00

NASA has awarded a $165 million contract extension to United Space Alliance of Houston to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and human space exploration activities after the space shuttle is retired.

2010-02-21 21:40:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Endeavour and six astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles with a 10:20 p.m.

2009-04-27 14:54:11

The U.S. space agency says it will provide live television coverage of the 2009 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The 3 p.m. EDT Saturday ceremony will take place at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.