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2010-01-28 14:56:37

News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Endeavour. The shuttle's STS-130 mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off at 4:39 a.m. EST on Sunday, Feb. 7. STS-130 is the final scheduled shuttle night launch. Detailed countdown milestones, news briefing times and participants, and hours of operation for Kennedy's news center and media credentialing office...

2010-01-19 13:42:08

Bill Dowdell, NASA Kennedy Space Center's deputy director for International Space Station and spacecraft processing, is available for satellite interviews from 6 to 9 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 22. Dowdell will conduct the interviews from Launch Pad 39A, just outside space shuttle Endeavour's payload bay. Tranquility, the next pressurized element bound for the station, will be placed inside Endeavour on 39A for its targeted launch on Sunday, Feb. 7. Dowdell has worked for NASA since 1989,...

2010-01-12 08:01:24

The news briefings to preview the year's first space shuttle mission have been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 29, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA Television and the agency's Web site will broadcast the briefings live. Reporters may ask questions from participating NASA locations. The series of briefings will focus on shuttle Endeavour's STS-130 mission to deliver the final module of the U.S. portion of the International Space Station. The briefings have been rescheduled to allow...

2009-12-23 10:54:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some U.S. forces in Iraq will get the chance during the holidays to talk with two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station who also are far away from their families and friends. A 20-minute live video downlink will start at 8 a.m. CST on Dec. 29. The event will be carried live on NASA Television and streamed on the agency's Web site. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Station Commander Jeff Williams, a...

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2009-12-23 11:50:00

Some U.S. forces in Iraq will get the chance during the holidays to talk with two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station who also are far away from their families and friends. A 20-minute live video downlink will start at 8 a.m. CST on Dec. 29. The event will be carried live on NASA Television and streamed on the agency's Web site. Station Commander Jeff Williams, a retired U.S. Army colonel, and Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer, an Army colonel, will talk with U.S. forces while...

2009-12-17 13:17:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective Jan. 16, 2010, NASA Television's Public, Education and Media channels will be available for downlink on satellite AMC 3. Additionally, NASA TV has reformatted its online program schedule to improve its readability. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Cable and satellite service providers, broadcasters, and educational and scientific institutions will need to re-tune their receiving devices to AMC 3 to...

2009-12-16 07:30:43

Astronauts are not the only ones earning wings on the International Space Station. Butterflies emerged aboard the station recently, to the delight of science students across the country. That experiment and studies of bacteria that advance research about food poisoning and infections are the subjects of live NASA TV satellite interview opportunities from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. CST on Friday, Dec. 18. International Space Station Program Scientist Julie Robinson will be available for interviews along...

2009-12-11 11:47:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifth grade students in Connecticut will talk science with International Space Station commander Jeff Williams as he orbits 200 miles above Earth on Dec. 15. The education downlink will take place from 12:50 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. EST from the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Williams is a NASA astronaut and commander of the Expedition 22 mission to the station. He has...

2009-12-07 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, aboard a Delta II rocket is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 11, between 9:09 a.m. and 9:23 a.m. EST from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. NASA will provide television and Internet coverage of pre-launch activities and liftoff of the agency's latest space science mission. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) After launch, WISE will scan the entire...

2009-12-07 15:41:41

The launch of NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, aboard a Delta II rocket is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 11, between 9:09 a.m. and 9:23 a.m. EST from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. NASA will provide television and Internet coverage of prelaunch activities and liftoff of the agency's latest space science mission. After launch, WISE will scan the entire sky in infrared light with a sensitivity hundreds of times greater than ever before, picking up the glow of hundreds...


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  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.