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2011-12-07 08:31:25

Students at the Westchester Intermediate School in Chesterton, Ind., will speak with Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank aboard the International Space Station at approximately 11:35 a.m. EST on Friday, Dec. 9. Media representatives are invited to attend. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television. Fifth- and sixth-grade students will ask Burbank questions about living and working in space aboard the orbiting laboratory. The students will take part in a series of activities...

2011-12-06 10:57:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at the Westchester Intermediate School in Chesterton, Ind., will speak with Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank aboard the International Space Station at approximately 11:35 a.m. EST on Friday, Dec. 9. Media representatives are invited to attend. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Fifth- and sixth-grade students will ask Burbank questions about living...

2011-12-06 08:54:51

Effective Dec. 19, 2011, NASA Television's Public, HD, Media and Education channels will be available for downlink on satellite AMC-18. NASA TV will provide dual service on AMC-18 and its current satellite, SES-2, through Dec. 18, 2011. By Dec. 19, cable and satellite service providers, broadcasters, and educational and scientific institutions must have their receiving devices tuned to AMC-18 to continue accessing NASA TV for distribution. NASA TV's Live Interactive Media Service (LIMS)...

2011-11-22 13:37:16

NASA has updated the news conferences, events and operating hours for the press site at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., for the agency's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover launch. MSL is scheduled to liftoff at 10:02 a.m. EST on Nov. 26 from Space Launch Complex 41 at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS). NASA Television's countdown launch commentary begins at 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 26. That also is when a NASA blog will begin providing countdown updates. Originating...

Astronaut, Food Scientist To Discuss Thanksgiving In Space
2011-11-21 10:31:38

Please pass the irradiated smoked turkey, thermostable yams and freeze-dried green beans. The International Space Station is stocked and ready for an out-of-this-world Thanksgiving feast. The three station crew members, one American and two Russians, will enjoy a holiday dinner floating 220 miles above Earth. In addition to the traditional holiday favorites, albeit with a space-food flair, their menu will include NASA's own cornbread dressing, as well as home style potatoes and...

2011-11-18 14:56:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News conferences, events and operating hours for the Press Site at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., are set for the agency's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover launch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) MSL is scheduled to liftoff at 10:25 a.m. EST on Nov. 25 from Space Launch Complex 41 at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. NASA Television's countdown launch commentary begins...

2011-11-18 13:45:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please pass the irradiated smoked turkey, thermostable yams and freeze-dried green beans. The International Space Station is stocked and ready for an out-of-this-world Thanksgiving feast. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO</font>) The three station crew members, one American and two Russians, will enjoy a holiday dinner floating 220 miles above Earth. In addition to the...

2011-11-04 03:33:46

Reporters are invited to NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi on Wednesday, Nov. 9 to view a test firing of the J-2X rocket engine, a key component of NASA's Space Launch System, which will carry the Orion spacecraft, its crew, cargo, equipment and science experiments beyond Earth orbit. Designed for crew or cargo missions, the heavy-lift will be safe, affordable and sustainable, and help NASA explore deep space. To attend, reporters must contact Stennis public affairs at...

2011-11-03 03:56:33

To highlight International Education Week (IEW), NASA and the U.S. Department of Education will host a live, long-distance call for students with International Space Station resident and Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum. Schools and students participating have strong military connections and were selected in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity. NASA Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin and Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will...

2011-10-31 05:46:02

Journalists are invited to attend a major announcement of a new partnership between NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and an outside organization that will open NASA's facilities to U.S. commercial space launch service providers, create jobs and help American companies regain leadership in the global space economy. The announcement will take place on Monday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m. EDT at NASA Kennedy's Orbiter Processing Facility-3 and will be carried live on NASA television. The new...