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2011-08-26 11:59:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast an International Space Station status update briefing at 9 a.m. CDT on Monday, Aug. 29. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Michael Suffredini, space station program manager, will provide the latest information on the status of the station following the Aug. 24 failure of the Russian Progress 44 resupply vehicle to reach orbit. The Russian Federal Space Agency has established a...

2011-08-24 13:02:39

NASA's GRAIL spacecraft is set to launch to the moon aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket on Sept. 8, 2011 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Fla. There are two instantaneous (1 sec.) launch windows at 8:37:06 a.m. and 9:16:12 a.m. EDT. The launch period, the last for Delta IIs at the Cape, extends through Oct. 19. The launch times occur approximately four minutes earlier each day. GRAIL's primary science objectives are to determine the structure of the lunar...

2011-08-23 14:04:20

NASA Television will provide live coverage as a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft arrives at the International Space Station at 9:38 a.m. CDT on Friday, Aug. 26. NASA TV coverage will begin at 9 a.m., in lieu of the day's "ISS Update" program. The unpiloted Progress 44 spacecraft will automatically dock to the rear port of the station's Zvezda service module. The cargo ship will carry three tons of food, fuel and other supplies for the six crew members, Expedition 28 Commander Andrey...

2011-07-20 10:26:47

The final flight of NASA's 30-year-old space shuttle program is scheduled to end on Thursday, July 21, when Atlantis and its STS-135 crew return to Earth. The landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida marks the completion of a 13-day mission to supply the International Space Station for the post-shuttle era. Thursday's Kennedy landing opportunities are at 5:56 a.m. and 7:32 a.m. EDT. Atlantis' entry flight control team, led by Flight Director Tony Ceccacci, will evaluate weather...

2011-07-19 19:05:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final flight of NASA's 30-year-old space shuttle program is scheduled to end on Thursday, July 21, when Atlantis and its STS-135 crew return to Earth. The landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida marks the completion of a 13-day mission to supply the International Space Station for the post-shuttle era. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Thursday's Kennedy landing opportunities are at...

2011-07-11 13:45:00

HOUSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public can share a virtual dinner with the final space shuttle crew on Thursday, July 14 by preparing grilled chicken, barbecue brisket, baked beans and Southwestern corn at home using NASA's recipes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Food scientists at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston prepared the special "All-American Meal" for the STS-135 shuttle crew, as the iconic American spacecraft makes its...

2011-07-08 12:48:00

HOUSTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA today debuts an inspirational video featuring the International Space Station and its crews set to the song "World" by recording artists Five for Fighting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The video features imagery of both the space station and the space shuttles that have served as the workhorses of space station construction and resupply. It uses selections from orbit as well as Earth-bound training and...

2011-07-07 16:17:00

LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The historic final mission of NASA's Space Shuttle program -- the launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis -- will be live-streamed in a special social viewing event featured on Sony Computer Entertainment America's PlayStation®Home for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. PlayStationHome viewers will be able to watch Atlantis' launch live at 11:26 a.m. EDT on July 8th via the NASA TV channel on Sony DADC's...

2011-06-29 13:15:00

HOUSTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Flight Directors Kwatsi Alibaruho (KWAT-see Ah-lee-buh-roo-hoe) of Maywood, Ill., and Chris Edelen of Martinsville, Va., are available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 7:50 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, July 6. Just two days later, they will support the scheduled launch of space shuttle Atlantis on its STS-135 mission, the final flight of the 30-year Space Shuttle Program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)...

2011-06-28 17:00:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., are set for the final space shuttle launch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Atlantis is scheduled to liftoff at 11:26 a.m. EDT on July 8, to begin the STS-135 mission to the International Space Station. A NASA blog will provide countdown updates beginning at 6:30 a.m. on July 8. Originating...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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