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2012-07-17 13:39:25

NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will hold two briefings Thursday, July 26, to preview the upcoming Expedition 33 and 34 missions aboard the International Space Station. NASA Television and the agency's website will broadcast the briefings live. At 11 a.m. CDT, the International Space Station Program and Science Overview briefing will cover mission priorities and objectives, which include hundreds of research experiments, a Russian spacewalk, international and commercial cargo...

2012-05-16 14:20:45

Do you want to learn more about science and technology accomplishments on the International Space Station? Do you have an idea for a microgravity experiment? Looking for a way to put the amazing platform of the space station within your reach? Then you need to check out the first annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference! Scientists, students, businesses and enthusiasts are encouraged to attend and be part of this year's theme: Results and Opportunities -- The...

2012-03-06 05:23:29

NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will hold two briefings Tuesday, March 20, to preview the upcoming International Space Station Expedition 32 and 33 missions. NASA Television and the agency's website will broadcast the briefings live. At 11 a.m. CDT, the International Space Station Program and Science Overview Briefing will cover mission priorities and objectives, which include hundreds of research experiments, a Russian spacewalk, international and commercial cargo deliveries to the...

NASA Hosts DC Tweetup With Space Station Astronaut Ron Garan
2012-01-19 04:20:31

NASA invites its Twitter followers to a special Tweetup with astronaut Ron Garan at 1:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The event will take place in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW in Washington. Garan spent 164 days in space during the Expedition 27/28 mission to the International Space Station. He and his crewmates launched April 4, 2011, and returned to Earth on Sept. 15, 2011. Aboard the station, the crew worked on a variety of microgravity...

2011-09-18 04:54:53

NASA astronaut Ron Garan will be available for live satellite interviews one week after returning to Earth from 6 to 7:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday, Sept. 22. Garan completed 164 days in space as a member of the Expedition 27 and 28 crews aboard the International Space Station. The mission included the last space shuttle visit to the station. To arrange an interview, news media representatives must contact Derek Sollosi at 281-792-7515 or by email at derek.sollosi-1@nasa.gov by 2 p.m. on...

Expedition 28 Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan
2011-09-16 07:27:06

  A Russian Soyuz capsule safely returned three returning astronauts from the International Space Station Thursday, September 15 at 9:59 a.m. in Kazakhstan (11:59 a.m. EDT), after a 5-month stay at the Earth-orbiting outpost. NASA´s Ron Garan, Expedition 28 commander Andrey Borisenko and flight engineer Alexander Samokutyaev, both of the Russian Federal Space Agency, were due back on September 8, but that was postponed due to the August 24 crash of Roscosmos´ Progress 44...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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