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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.

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2011-07-02 05:45:00

NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly squashed rumors that he was considering running for public office Friday - at least for the time being, according to various media reports.

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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.

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.

2011-06-01 07:00:00

Space Shuttle Endeavor Returns Today WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Justice Through Music, a national non-profit that uses music to inspire people to engage in social causes, has released a touching music video tribute to US Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and her husband Mark Kelly.

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2011-05-31 07:50:00

Space shuttle astronauts have tested Endeavour’s landing systems in preparation for an early Wednesday touchdown at the Kennedy Space Center ending Endeavour’s 19-year flying career.

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2011-05-30 06:40:00

Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station at 10:55 pm CDT Sunday, ending a stay of 11 days, 17 hours and 41 minutes at the orbiting laboratory.

2011-05-19 15:00:00

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.

2011-05-18 09:26:00

"YOU TALK TO ENDEAVOUR" - the EXCLUSIVE LIVE interview moderated by NEWSHOUR Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien using questions submitted by the public, is scheduled for Thursday, May 19 at 6 a.m.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.