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2011-03-03 12:05:00

Space shuttle Discovery astronauts are taking a little off-duty time today after performing two spacewalks and maintenance on the International Space Station (ISS). Mission Control gave the 12 astronauts aboard the ISS the afternoon off on Thursday after the second and final spacewalk of Discovery's final journey. Astronaut Alvin Drew, one of the spacewalkers, said earlier this week while performing the first space walk, "I had to keep reminding myself that I had a job to do and not just...

2011-02-23 09:21:58

News media and the public are invited to observe the live televised broadcast of the launch of STS-133 space shuttle Discovery at 1:50 p.m. PST on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 in the Exploration Center at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. STS-133 is Discovery's 39th and final scheduled flight, and the 35th shuttle mission to the station. The six astronauts for Discovery's 11-day mission will deliver the Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) to the International Space Station. The...

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2011-02-22 08:50:00

Space Shuttle Discovery's final flight is currently scheduled to begin Thursday afternoon at 4:50pm EST, as the venerable spacecraft departs from Kennedy Space Center in Florida for an 11-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA officials have announced. The launch date for the STS-133 mission was confirmed by officials at the US space agency on Friday, and the countdown to blast off began at 3pm EST on Monday. According to NASA, there currently are no "significant issues"...

2011-02-19 06:31:21

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 Discovery. Lift off is targeted for 4:50 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 24, to begin the STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. A NASA blog will provide countdown updates beginning at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 24. Originating from Kennedy's Launch Control Center, the blog is the definitive Internet source for information leading up to...

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2011-02-19 06:25:00

Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 4:50 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 24, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The STS-133 mission is Discovery's final scheduled flight. Discovery's launch date was announced Friday at the conclusion of a flight readiness review at Kennedy. During the meeting, senior NASA and contractor managers assessed the risks associated with the mission and determined the shuttle and...

2010-10-26 14:26:09

NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida has set the news conferences, events and operating hours for the news center for the final scheduled launch of space shuttle Discovery. The spacecraft's STS-133 mission to the International Space Station is set to lift off at 4:40 p.m. EDT on Monday, Nov. 1. A NASA blog will update the countdown beginning at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 1. Originating from Kennedy's Launch Control Center, the blog is the definitive Internet source for information leading up to...

2010-10-25 13:00:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 4:40 p.m. EDT on Monday, Nov. 1, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The STS-133 mission is Discovery's final scheduled flight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Discovery's launch date was announced Monday at the...

2010-09-30 14:43:00

Second Space Flight for Mission Specialists Alvin Drew and Nicole Stott DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery's final launch will be a landmark event for Embry-Riddle - the first time that two of its alumni will serve together in space. U.S. Air Force Col. B. Alvin Drew Jr. and Nicole P. Stott are assigned as mission specialists on the STS-133 flight to the International Space Station (ISS), the second space flight for both of them....

2009-12-14 11:24:15

After three months living aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Nicole Stott will be available for satellite interviews from Houston between 6 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. CST on Thursday, Dec. 17. To arrange an interview via NASA Television, journalists should contact Derek Sollosi at 281-792-7515 or by e-mail to derek.sollosi-1@nasa.gov by 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16. B-roll of Stott's flight will air from 5:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. Dec. 17. Stott, of Clearwater, Fla., served as a flight...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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