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The U.S. space agency says it plans to honor astronaut Thomas Mattingly with the presentation of an Ambassador of Exploration Award. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said Mattingly will be honored for his contributions to the U.S. space program.
The U.S. space agency says it has signed an agreement that might lead to testing of a new plasma-based propulsion system at the International Space Station. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Ad Astra Rocket Co. of Webster, Texas, signed the Space Act Agreement.
"She is riding like a dream." So said mission commander Walter Schirra as Apollo 7 rocketed into history on Oct. 11, 1968.
In WASHINGTON story of October 27, headlined "Space station anniversary sees a challenged NASA," please read in 6th paragraph ... Only one shuttle has traveled to the station since the Columbia accident ... instead of ... No U.S.
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.