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2009-10-05 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nine residents of the International Space Station will hold a news conference Tuesday at 8:55 a.m. CDT, 15 minutes earlier than previously announced. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Aboard the station are NASA astronauts Mike Barratt, Nicole Stott and Jeff Williams; Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka, Roman Romanenko and Max Suraev; European Space Agency astronaut Frank De Winne; Canadian Space Agency...

2009-10-02 06:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, NASA's Twitter followers will have the opportunity to directly talk live with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. NASA is hosting this unique Tweetup for 35 people from 10 a.m. to noon EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, in Washington. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Television and the agency's Web...

2009-09-16 13:50:46

NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission during a series of news briefings on Friday, Oct. 16, 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. Shuttle Atlantis' 11-day mission, designated STS-129, is targeted to launch Nov. 12. The flight will include three spacewalks and the installation of two platforms to the International Space Station's truss, or...

2009-09-16 12:20:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Randy Bresnik, who is from Santa Monica, Calif., will make his first journey into orbit on space shuttle Atlantis' next mission to the International Space Station. The STS-129 flight is targeted to launch at 4:10 p.m. EST on Nov. 12 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Mission Specialist Bresnik will conduct two spacewalks during the 11-day flight to deliver...

2009-09-16 12:20:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Foreman, who is from Wadsworth, Ohio, will make his second journey into orbit on space shuttle Atlantis' next mission to the International Space Station. The STS-129 flight is targeted to launch at 4:10 p.m. EST on Nov. 12 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Mission Specialist Foreman will conduct two spacewalks during the 11-day flight to deliver...

2009-09-16 12:20:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charlie Hobaugh, of Bar Harbor, Maine, will command space shuttle Atlantis' next mission to the International Space Station. The STS-129 flight is targeted to launch at 4:10 p.m. EST on Nov. 12 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The 11-day flight will deliver two spare parts platforms that will be installed to the space station's exterior to sustain station...

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2009-09-09 06:42:57

Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew are expected to return to Earth Thursday after a 13-day mission. Two landing opportunities at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida are available at 7:05 p.m. and 8:42 p.m. EDT. NASA will evaluate weather conditions at Kennedy before permitting Discovery and its crew to land. If bad weather prevents a return on Thursday, both Kennedy and the backup landing site at Edwards Air Force Base in California will be activated for consideration on...

2009-09-03 06:25:00

The 13 crew members flying aboard space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 7:54 p.m. CDT on Friday, Sept. 4. Reporters may ask questions from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Kennedy Space Center in Florida and Headquarters in Washington. Journalists from Canada and Sweden also will participate in the news conference. To take part, U.S. journalists must RSVP by calling the public affairs office at a participating NASA center by noon CDT...

2009-08-20 09:05:40

NASA says it will provide continuous updates as U.S. space shuttle Discovery lifts off early Tuesday bound for the International Space Station. Liftoff will be at 1:36 a.m. EDT and the space agency says it will provide a Webcast and a blog at http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle. The blog will update the countdown beginning at 8:30 p.m. EDT Monday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. During the STS-128 mission, visitors to NASA's shuttle Web site can read about the crew's progress and watch the...

2009-08-20 09:54:58

 News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Discovery. The shuttle's STS-128 mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off at 1:36 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 25. NASA will provide continuous STS-128 online updates, including a webcast and a blog at: http://www.nasa.gov/shuttleOn launch day, a blog will update the countdown beginning on Monday, Aug. 24, at 8:30 p.m....


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