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2008-11-21 10:50:00

As astronauts aboard the International Space Station prepared for a half-day off from work on Friday, they re-fired the shuttle’s thrusters and began installation of a contraption that will recycle urine into drinking water.

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2008-11-20 14:55:00

Astronauts conducted another spacewalk Thursday, vowing to keep a tighter grip on the remaining bag of tools after sending the first set floating into space on Tuesday.

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2008-11-20 10:30:00

Lead spacewalker Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and colleagues vowed on Thursday not to repeat mistakes that caused a bag of tools to be sent floating into space on Tuesday.

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2008-11-20 08:05:00

On Wednesday, astronauts installed a water recycling system and two new bedrooms aboard the International Space Station.

2008-11-18 22:04:57

A tool bag floated away in space as U.S.

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2008-11-19 10:05:00

Flight organizers are revising their plans Wednesday for the rest of the spacewalks intended to happen during space shuttle Endeavour's trip to the International Space Station, following a vital tool bag being lost to space at some point during a repair trip.

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2008-11-10 08:15:00

The seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Endeavour will spend Thanksgiving in orbit around the Earth.

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2008-10-31 10:10:00

NASA managers completed a review Thursday of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected the official launch date for the STS-126 mission.

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2008-10-30 08:10:00

Practice, practice practice has been the motto of astronauts who boarded the US space shuttle Endeavour on Wednesday in a practice run for a mission to the International Space Station.

2008-10-23 18:00:07

Space shuttle Endeavour was moved Thursday from Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Launch Pad 39A in preparation for a Nov. 14 liftoff.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.