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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...

2011-05-26 12:35:00

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory is scheduled for June 9, from NASA's Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Liftoff of the United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket is targeted to occur during a five-minute launch window that opens at 10:20 a.m. EDT (7:20 a.m. PDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Aquarius is the NASA-built primary instrument on the SAC-D spacecraft. The...

2011-05-25 23:45:00

The nine crew members aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will hold a news conference starting at 4:42 a.m. CDT on Thursday, May 26. Reporters may ask questions in person from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Kennedy Space Center in Florida and agency headquarters in Washington. To participate, U.S. journalists must call the public affairs office at one of the three venues by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25. Reporters at Johnson, not already credentialed for...

2011-05-11 09:15:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 11, 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 scheduled launch of space shuttle Endeavour. Liftoff is planned for 8:56 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 16, to begin the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A NASA blog will provide countdown updates beginning at 3:30 a.m. May 16....

2011-04-19 15:35:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 19, 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 scheduled launch of space shuttle Endeavour. Lift off is targeted for 3:47 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 29, to begin the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station. Endeavour's crew members are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Greg H. Johnson and NASA Mission Specialists Mike Fincke, Drew Feustel and...

2011-04-18 14:18:20

NASA Flight Directors Gary Horlacher of Chesterton, Ind., and Derek Hassmann of San Antonio are available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 7 a.m. CDT on Friday, April 22. Horlacher and Hassmann will discuss the upcoming space shuttle Endeavour mission to the International Space Station, STS-134, and their roles as flight directors. The interviews will be conducted on the NASA Television live interview media outlet channel, but also will be broadcast live on NASA TV. The shuttle and its...

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2011-02-24 09:18:52

NASA's final liftoff of space shuttle Discovery will be available in a unique "social viewing" environment available through Sony Computer Entertainment America's PlayStation(R)Home for PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system. Discovery's launch on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 4:50 p.m. EST is the first live streaming event to be offered by Sunset Yacht, a premium personal space from LOOT, Sony DADC's interactive entertainment development team. Users will be able to chat via Bluetooth headsets...


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