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NASA Kennedy Space Center's historic Launch Complex 39A, the site from which numerous Apollo and space shuttle missions began, is beginning a new mission as a commercial launch site.
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will provide a status update on Launch Complex 39A at 2:30 p.m.
Connor Johnson, who started a petition to save NASA’s funding from budget cuts, meets Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana and receives a special space memento. Titusville,
While most 6-year-olds are eager to get an autograph of their favorite pro athlete or theme-park character, Connor Johnson was seeking signatures for an online petition to save NASA’s funding from budget cuts.
ORLANDO, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- accesso (AIM:ACSO) has signed a three-year agreement with Delaware North
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Hensel Phelps Construction Co., of Orlando, Fla., to modify High Bay 3 in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB)
Early figures from a pilot program at Kennedy Space Center show that electric cars are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by a far greater amount than expected, according to the program's coordinator.
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced plans to launch a test flight of its Dream Chaser spaceplane in November 2016.
L&H Industrial is building over 1300 parts, providing eight months of onsite field services at the Kennedy Space Center. Gillette, WY (PRWEB) December 19,
Janice Elaine Voss was a NASA astronaut as well as an American Engineer whom flew in space five times placing her at first for holding the record for American women. Voss was born on October 8, 1956 in South Bend, Indiana. She attended Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham, Massachusetts and graduated in 1972. She then attended Purdue University to receive her bachelor’s degree in engineering while concurrently working at the Johnson Space Center. After Purdue University, Voss...
Steven Hawley is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Steven Alan Hawley on December 12, 1951 in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Salina High School Central in Salina, Kansas in 1969 and continued on to The University of Kansas, where he received two Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics and astronomy. After graduating with the highest distinction of his class and spending summers as a research assistant at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, Hawley received...
Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...
Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1995 at 12:22 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on February 11 at 6:50 AM EST. The shuttle orbited 129 times at an altitude of 213 nautical miles at an inclination of 51.6 degrees and travelled 3 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 6 hours, 28 minutes, and 15 seconds. The first shuttle flight of 1995 included several historical achievements: The second flight of Russian cosmonaut on shuttle, the first approach and fly-around by...
Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 28, 1991 at 7:33 AM EDT and landed at Kennedy on May 6, 1991 at 2:55 PM EDT. The shuttle orbited 134 times at an altitude of 190 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 3.5 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 7 hours, 22 minutes, and 23 seconds. This was a Department of Defense mission whose activities are not classified. An unclassified payload included Air Force Program-675 (AFP675); Infrared Background...
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