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2010-04-12 10:50:14

Astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth will speak with students in Gibsonville, N.C., on Wednesday, April 14. The call with the students and space shuttle Commander Alan Poindexter and Mission Specialists Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, Stephanie Wilson and Clay Anderson will take place at 1:06 p.m. EDT at Eastern Guilford High School in Gibsonville. Eastern Guilford High School is hosting students from Eastern Guilford Middle School, Gibsonville Elementary, McLeansville Elementary, Rankin...

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2010-04-10 14:10:00

Moving equipment and supplies brought to the International Space Station by Discovery, preparation for the mission's second spacewalk on Sunday and chats with media representatives and students filled much of the crews' day. The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo, mounted on the station's Harmony node, was the source of much of the material moved. Major items launched in the module included 16 racks "“ among them four experiment racks. Before the crews' bedtime, they plan to move...

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2010-04-07 14:34:20

Schools, colleges and universities from Maryland and Connecticut to California, Washington and Japan will be represented aboard space shuttle Discovery as it thunders into space for the STS-131 mission. The items reflect personal connections to the astronauts who will fly Discovery to the International Space Station during the 13-day mission. In most cases, they are the alma maters of a crew member, such as a white and green flag from Sheldon High School in Eugene, Ore., which STS-131 Pilot...

2010-04-05 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighth grade students and children of the military community in California's Monterey Peninsula area will speak with astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth on Saturday, April 10. The call with the students and space shuttle Discovery Commander Alan Poindexter, Pilot Jim Dutton, and Mission Specialist Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger will take place at 7:36 a.m. PDT at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. Reporters interested in...

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2010-04-03 06:45:00

After NASA's next shuttle launch, space will have the most women it has ever encountered at one time, the Associated Press (AP) reported Friday. One woman is already circling the Earth in a Russian capsule that is heading to the International Space Station (ISS), and after Monday's launch NASA will have three more women orbiting the outpost aboard space shuttle Discovery. NASA is also sending up four men with the space shuttle, so the men will still outnumber the women by more than 2-to-1...

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2010-03-27 09:30:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin a 13-day flight to the International Space Station with a launch at 6:21 a.m. EDT on April 5 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Discovery's launch date for the STS-131 mission was announced Friday at the conclusion of a flight readiness review at Kennedy. During the meeting, senior NASA and contractor managers assessed the risks associated with the mission and determined the shuttle's equipment, support systems...

2010-03-26 16:12:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin a 13-day flight to the International Space Station with a launch at 6:21 a.m. EDT on April 5 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Discovery's launch date for the STS-131 mission was announced Friday at the conclusion of a flight readiness review at Kennedy. During the meeting, senior NASA and contractor managers...

2010-03-05 15:11:00

Next Mission Includes Teacher Turned Astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger HOUSTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will highlight the educational activities planned on the next space shuttle mission during a news briefing at 12 p.m. CST, Tuesday, March 9. The briefing will originate from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and be carried live on NASA Television and the agency's Web site. Reporters will be able to ask questions from participating NASA locations. (Logo:...

2010-02-19 14:19:31

NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission during a series of news briefings on Tuesday, March 9, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA Television and the agency's Web site will broadcast the briefings live. Reporters will be able to ask questions from participating NASA locations. The STS-131 mission, targeted for launch April 5, will be shuttle Discovery's next-to-last flight and deliver critical spare parts and cargo to the International Space Station. A multipurpose...

2009-01-30 16:48:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join NASA astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger to find out the winner of the "Your NASA Dream Experience" contest. The announcement will be made at 1 p.m. EST on Feb. 2 in the Harrison Theatre on the joint campus of Lakeland Senior High School/Harrison Center for the Visual and Performing Arts in Lakeland, Fla. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The contest offered teams, consisting of a teacher and two students, the...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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