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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...

2011-06-21 15:50:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA managers will hold a news conference on Tuesday, June 28, at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the status of the final space shuttle launch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The briefing will begin after the Flight Readiness Review, or FRR, a meeting to assess preparations for shuttle Atlantis' STS-135 mission to the International Space Station. Live status updates,...

2011-06-16 15:20:00

HOUSTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage during a busy International Space Station traffic pattern, when one cargo spacecraft departs and another arrives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The European Space Agency's "Johannes Kepler" Automated Transfer Vehicle-2 (ATV2) is scheduled to undock from the station's Zvezda service module port at 9:48 a.m. CDT on Monday, June 20, and will burn up in the atmosphere...

2011-05-27 10:40:00

HOUSTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, back on Earth after working last week in orbit with the space shuttle Endeavour and International Space Station crews, will be available for live satellite interviews from 6 - 8 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 31. This is one day before Endeavour's final landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, scheduled for 1:35 a.m. June 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On May 23, Coleman...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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