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2008-08-29 18:00:00

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: John Yembrick, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202-358- 0602, john.yembrick-1@nasa.gov, or Steve Roy, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala., +1-256-544-0034, steven.e.roy@nasa.gov, both of NASA; or Harry Wadsworth, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans, +1-504-257-0094, harry.wadsworth@lmco.com NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans will close at midnight Saturday,...

2005-09-27 14:25:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- NASA resumed control of the International Space Station and sent a shuttle fuel tank to its New Orleans assembly plant as it restarted operations at facilities on the storm-stricken U.S. Gulf Coast on Tuesday. The Johnson Space Center in Houston was evacuated last week due to foreboding predictions that Hurricane Rita would pass nearby and NASA had turned over control of the orbiting outpost to the backup operations center near Moscow. The Houston center officially...

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