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2013-05-07 23:00:56

Medals of America is a business that is focused on promoting awareness and showing gratitude towards the brave men and women that have served and sacrificed for our country. Medals of America highlights the Medal of Honor, sometimes referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor, through their blog at http://blog.medalsofamerica.com/army-medal-of-honor/ Greenville, SC (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The Medal of Honor, sometimes referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor, is the most known...

2012-06-18 09:56:59

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) acting Administrator Michael Huerta will participate in a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT today to discuss advancements in commercial spaceflight. Reporters interested in participating in the teleconference should contact Joshua Buck at NASA at 202-358-1100 or jbuck@nasa.gov, or Hank Price at FAA at 202-267-3883 or hank.price@faa.gov by 10 a.m. Monday. Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on...

2012-04-27 09:01:16

NASA has released the following statement by Administrator Charles Bolden about President Obama's announcement that astronaut John Glenn has been selected as a recipient of the 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom: "NASA sends its warmest congratulations to Sen. John Glenn on being named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Both of John's historic missions to space personified America's dreams and what we believed we could be. Just as President Obama has set us on a course to...

2012-04-12 09:12:58

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide remarks next week at the 28th Annual National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The event will be held at The Broadmoor Hotel, located at 1 Lake Ave. in Colorado Springs. Bolden is the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 17, at 2:45 p.m. MDT, at the International Center Main Stage of the hotel. Bolden will be available to speak to reporters immediately following his presentation. Garver will...


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2012-03-24 09:40:00

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 22, 1989 at 7:23 PM EST and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on November 27 at 4:30 PM PST. The shuttle orbited 79 times at an altitude of 302 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.45 degrees and travelled 2.1 million miles. This was a Department of Defense mission and all activities are classified. The launch set for November 20 was rescheduled to allow changeout of suspect integrated electronic assemblies on the twin solid rocket...

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2011-04-25 15:17:02

Robert Cabana is the director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center, a former astronaut, and a veteran of four Space Shuttle flights. He is also a former Naval Flight Officer and Naval Aviator in the United States Marine Corps. He was born Robert Donald Cabana on January 23, 1949, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has two brothers and is married to Nancy Joan. Together they have three children: Jeffrey, Christopher and Sarah. In 1967, Cabana graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis,...

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2010-12-02 17:47:08

Charles Bolden is the current Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps major general, and former NASA astronaut.. He was born Charles Frank Bolden Jr. on August 19, 1946 in Columbia, South Carolina. During his childhood, his father coached him through football until he graduated from Johnson High School in 1964, where his father was the head football coach. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1968, and a...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'