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2014-07-10 23:03:18

Historic Gathering of Apollo Astronauts, Woodstock Organizer and ’69 Mets Players on July 11 & 12 to Commemorate 45th Anniversary Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 For the first-time ever, key figures who made the summer of 1969 the most momentous summer in U.S. history will gather at New York’s Cradle of Aviation Museum (http://www.CradleOfAviation.org) in Garden City to jointly celebrate the 45th anniversaries of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing (see: Apollo 11 videos), the 1969...

Presidential Medal Of Freedom Awarded To The Late Sally Ride
2013-11-21 05:31:48

[ Watch the Video: Sally Rides Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online President Obama awarded the late Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday in a special ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the award’s creation by President John F. Kennedy. A role model to generations of young women, Dr. Ride flew into space aboard the Challenger shuttle on June 18, 1983 at...

2012-04-07 23:01:04

A new $30 million science and space educational center opens April 12 on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, celebrating the intertwining of science, space exploration and fun. INFINITY Science Center, affiliated with NASA´s John C. Stennis Space Center, is designed to challenge and educate visitors of all ages on the role of science and math in exploration across history. INFINITY also showcases Stennis Space Center´s part in the United States´ space programs — from the Saturn V...

2010-11-30 08:00:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For holiday shoppers searching for elite and unusual gifts, the sky is no longer the limit. The Astronaut Store (www.astronautstore.org), a space boutique, offers rare and priceless items not found in even the most prestigious stores on Earth. Sales from the store benefit the non-profit Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF). The organization boasts such unique gifts as space relics and prints signed by space legends such as the...

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. On April 9, Apollo 13 astronauts Fred Haise, James Lovell and famed NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz will come together to commemorate this legendary voyage's 40th Anniversary during a special celebration hosted by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) at...

2009-11-24 12:54:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will present astronaut Fred Haise, Jr., with NASA's Ambassador of Exploration Award during a ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Gorenflo Elementary School in Biloxi, Miss. Haise will present the award, consisting of a moon rock encased in Lucite for display, to Paul Tisdale, superintendent of the Biloxi Public School System, and Tina Thompson, the school's principal. Haise attended Gorenflo. (Logo:...


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2010-10-29 20:50:05

Jim Lovell is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the US Navy. He was born as James "Jim" Arthur Lovell, Jr. on March 25, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio. During his childhood, Lovell was interested in rocketry, and built flying models. His father died in a car accident when he was young. Lovell graduated from Juneau High School in Wisconsin. Later he attended the University of Wisconsin"“Madison for two years. He then transferred to the United States Naval Academy, and entered in the...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.