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2010-02-22 10:19:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In less than a week, students at Walter G.

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2010-01-23 09:26:29

The crew of the space shuttle Atlantis' STS-129 mission will deliver a specially minted silver medallion to National Football League officials at 10 am EST on Wednesday, Jan 27, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

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2009-11-19 06:50:00

Congressman Bart Gordon and Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville will host a live conversation between more than 120 students and NASA astronaut Barry E Wilmore on Sunday, Nov 22.

2009-09-16 12:35:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next space shuttle mission to the International Space Station will feature two Virginia-born astronauts, Leland Melvin and Robert Satcher. Shuttle Atlantis is targeted to launch at 4:10 p.m. EST on Nov.

2007-12-05 09:00:06

By A.J. Hostetler, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Dec. 5--Astronaut Leland Melvin is getting some down time with his family as preparations continue for his launch aboard the shuttle Atlantis tomorrow afternoon.

2007-12-04 09:00:09

The U.S. space agency started the countdown Monday for the launch of space shuttle Atlantis on an 11-day mission to the International Space Station. Atlantis is to lift off Thursday from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4:31 p.m.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.