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2009-06-13 05:30:00

NASA postponed space shuttle Endeavour's launch to the International Space Station on Saturday because of a leak associated with the gaseous hydrogen venting system outside the shuttle's external fuel tank. The system is used to carry excess hydrogen safely away from the launch pad. Managers scrubbed the launch for at least 96 hours. The earliest the shuttle could be ready to launch is June 17. However, there is a conflict on the Eastern Range that date with the scheduled launch of the Lunar...

2009-06-13 03:22:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA postponed space shuttle Endeavour's launch to the International Space Station on Saturday because of a leak associated with the gaseous hydrogen venting system outside the shuttle's external fuel tank. The system is used to carry excess hydrogen safely away from the launch pad. Managers scrubbed the launch for at least 96 hours. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The earliest the shuttle could be...

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2009-06-04 16:13:16

The U.S. space agency is detailing pre-launch activities for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration shuttle is to be launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida June 13 at 7:17 a.m. EDT. On Tuesday, June 9, Endeavour's seven astronauts are to arrive at the space center at 12:15 a.m. EDT, with NASA televising live coverage as Commander Mark Polansky makes a brief statement. NASA said it will provide...

2009-06-03 15:06:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA managers completed a review Wednesday of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected June 13 as the official launch date for the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Commander Mark Polansky and his six crewmates are scheduled to lift off at 7:17 a.m. EDT from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Endeavour's launch date was announced...

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2009-06-03 15:20:19

NASA managers completed a review Wednesday of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected June 13 as the official launch date for the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Commander Mark Polansky and his six crewmates are scheduled to lift off at 7:17 a.m. EDT from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Endeavour's launch date was announced following a daylong Flight Readiness Review at Kennedy. During the meeting, top NASA and contractor managers assessed the...

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2009-06-03 13:39:21

In the Twitter world it is said, "In space, no one can hear you tweet." Astronaut Mike Massimino dismissed this notion a few weeks ago on his 13-day trip aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis when he sent the first tweet from space. Massimino is known as Astro_Mike to more than 360,000 people who followed his STS-125 space flight on twitter.com. The crew of STS-125 paid a final visit to the Hubble Space Telescope to enhance the observatory's capabilities and extend its life. During the mission,...

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2009-06-02 09:20:00

NASA is working out plans to allow for an invitation-only opportunity to the Twittering media during a space shuttle launch in August. The so-called TweetUp will bring together between 100 and 150 Twitterers and bloggers at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the launch of space shuttle Discovery. Michael Cabbage, a NASA spokesman told Reuters the agency's first TweetUp was planned to occur during the launch of space shuttle Endeavour next week, but there are still several details that...

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2009-05-29 16:15:00

Astronaut Mike Massimino will be available Wednesday, June 3, for media satellite interviews and questions from the public via a special interactive Internet appearance. He will discuss his space shuttle flight after returning to Earth May 24 following shuttle Atlantis' successful servicing mission to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Massimino will make an interactive Web appearance and answer questions from the public via Twitter from 3 to 4 p.m. CDT. He will be available for media interviews...

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2009-05-09 07:15:00

NASA astronaut Mark Polansky, commander of the next space shuttle mission to the International Space Station in June, is sharing updates about his training and flight on Twitter. He invites followers to submit video questions via YouTube that he will answer from orbit. Polansky, a New Jersey native and former Air Force test pilot, will command the space shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-127, a flight targeted for launch June 13 to deliver the final portions of the space station's Japanese...

2009-05-08 15:12:00

HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Mark Polansky, commander of the next space shuttle mission to the International Space Station in June, is sharing updates about his training and flight on Twitter. He invites followers to submit video questions via YouTube that he will answer from orbit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Polansky, a New Jersey native and former Air Force test pilot, will command the space shuttle Endeavour on mission...


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2012-10-22 11:08:31

Gregory Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a former colonel in the United States Air Force. He was born Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson on May 12, 1962 in South Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Throughout his childhood, he became an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.. He graduated from Park Hills High School in Fairborn, Ohio in 1980 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1984. He was...

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