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2011-04-17 07:44:02

NASA is recognizing Christopher C Kraft Jr, America's first human space mission flight director, by naming the Mission Control Center in his honor for his service to the nation and its space programs.

2011-04-11 10:29:00

HOUSTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News media are invited to attend a naming ceremony for the Mission Control Center at 10 a.m.

2010-01-21 08:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years ago the world watched the saga of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission unfold when a spark of innovation blazed a trail home for the crew aboard their crippled spacecraft.

2008-10-15 13:00:00

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, NASA will premiere the documentary "50 Years of Exploration: The Golden Anniversary of NASA" on NASA Television's Public and Education channels Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 9 p.m. EDT.

2008-06-24 02:29:15

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2006-10-11 09:25:00

"She is riding like a dream." So said mission commander Walter Schirra as Apollo 7 rocketed into history on Oct. 11, 1968.

2004-12-15 07:36:31

Children's books, mysteries and Houston’s Mission Control Center have something in common. They are all dreams, some realized and some still pursued, of Dickinson, Texas, native Jennifer Hagin. She is a flight controller who will oversee the Space Shuttle's critical onboard flight computer systems when it returns to flight.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.