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2011-07-28 08:35:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronaut Mark Kelly will be accepting a limited number of speeches and personal appearances following his retirement from NASA and the US Navy. Kelly has signed a representation agreement with Keppler Speakers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/PH42487) A veteran of the Gulf War and four space shuttle missions, Commander Kelly made history serving as commander of Space Shuttle Endeavour's final flight into space. He...

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2011-06-22 05:50:00

NASA Commander and Navy Captain Mark Kelly announced his retirement from the military and space travel on Tuesday, saying he will focus on his recovering wife, Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and work with her on a memoir of their lives before and after a gunman shot Rep. Giffords in the head during a political event in Tucson in January.   "I want to be by her side. Stepping aside from my work in the Navy and at NASA will allow me to be with her and with my two...

2011-06-21 15:47:00

HOUSTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Kelly has announced his plans to retire from the agency on Oct. 1. He is a veteran of four space shuttle missions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "We salute Commander Mark Kelly and his contributions to NASA as an extremely accomplished member of the astronaut corps and the final commander of the space shuttle Endeavour," said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. "We...

2011-05-19 15:00:00

HOUSTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During media interviews today, NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, commander of the STS-134 space shuttle mission aboard the International Space Station, made the following statement about the future of space exploration: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "NASA is leading the way and will continue to do so," said Kelly. "We are the lead partner on the International Space Station and when humans go back to the moon and on...

2011-03-24 11:48:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Relief International, one of the world's leading medical relief organizations, today announced that twenty players from the National Basketball Association (NBA) have committed to supporting the organization in their effort to help the people of Japan recover from the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011. Many of the players are donating $1,000.00 for every point they score in their respective games occurring March...

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2011-03-16 07:10:00

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has safely returned Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineers Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka to Earth following a five-month stay on board the International Space Station (ISS), NASA officials announced Wednesday morning. The three astronauts departed from the space station at 12:27am EDT and landed at a location north of the Kazakhstan town of Arkalyk at 3:54am, the US Space agency reported. Kaleri and Skripochka were set to travel to...

2011-01-13 12:26:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA announced Thursday that astronaut Rick Sturckow will serve as a backup commander for the STS-134 space shuttle mission to facilitate continued training for the crew and support teams during STS-134 Commander Mark Kelly's absence. Kelly's wife, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was critically wounded in a shooting on Jan. 8 in Tucson, Ariz. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Kelly remains commander of the...

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2010-11-16 06:55:00

Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who will be living aboard the International Space Station for nearly six months, wants to test your knowledge of the world through a geography trivia game on Twitter. The first person to correctly identify the place depicted in his photos will win an autographed copy of the picture. Kelly began his contest at the start of Geography Awareness Week, which continues through Nov. 21. He plans to continue the game for the duration of his...

2010-11-15 17:26:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who will be living aboard the International Space Station for nearly six months, wants to test your knowledge of the world through a geography trivia game on Twitter. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The first person to correctly identify the place depicted in his photos will win an...

2010-08-27 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interview footage of two NASA astronauts scheduled next year to become the first twins to rendezvous in space is available on NASA Television and the agency's website. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Mark Kelly will command the last scheduled space shuttle flight, while his twin brother Scott Kelly will be in command of the International Space...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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