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Sally Ride Dead At 61 Years Old
2012-07-23 16:56:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, has taken her final journey, passing on at the young age of 61 years old. Ride, who became a household name after venturing off into space for the first time in 1983, died on Monday after battling pancreatic cancer for 17 months. "Sally Ride broke barriers with grace and professionalism — and literally changed the face of America´s space program," NASA Administrator Charles...

Image 1 - 'First Light' For NASA's Newest CERES Instrument
2012-02-04 04:13:35

The doors are open on NASA's Suomi NPP satellite and the newest version of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is scanning Earth for the first time, helping to assure continued availability of measurements of the energy leaving the Earth-atmosphere system. The CERES results help scientists to determine the Earth's energy balance, providing a long-term record of this crucial environmental parameter that will be consistent with those of its predecessors....

2012-02-02 11:22:00

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The doors are open and the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is scanning Earth for the first time. CERES continuously measures the amount of energy leaving the Earth-atmosphere system, allowing scientists to determine the planet's energy balance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Images at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/NPP/news/npp-ceres-firstlight.html CERES arrived in space...

2011-10-26 14:46:00

HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Langley's latest Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES), an instrument that has studied the Earth's climate for nearly 30 years, is scheduled to launch at 5:48 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, aboard the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project (NPP) satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Local media...


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2012-03-10 08:37:29

Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on October 5, 1984 at 7:03 AM EDT and landed at Kennedy on October 13 at 12:26 PM EDT. The shuttle orbited 133 times at an altitude of 218 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 3.3 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 5 hours, 23 minutes, and 38 seconds. This was the first mission to include two women, Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan. Sullivan became the first woman to walk in space. The mission also carried seven...

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