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2011-05-03 15:42:00

HOUSTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Piers Sellers is moving from the Johnson Space Center in Houston to the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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2010-12-10 08:00:00

After taking it on a journey of almost 8 million km on board the Atlantis space shuttle, on the afternoon of Friday 10 December British-born astronaut Piers Sellers will return the Jackson-Gwilt medal to Professor Roger Davies, the President of the Royal Astronomical Society.

2010-07-21 08:41:40

NASA Headquarters in Washington will welcome space shuttle Atlantis' STS-132 astronauts and International Space Station Expedition 22 and 23 Flight Engineer TJ Creamer for a visit Monday, July 26, through Thursday, July 29.

2010-05-22 05:30:00

NASA's space shuttle astronauts will answer elementary and middle school students' questions Saturday while orbiting approximately 220 miles above Earth on the International Space Station.

2010-05-21 15:31:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's space shuttle astronauts will answer elementary and middle school students' questions Saturday while orbiting approximately 220 miles above Earth on the International Space Station. The event is scheduled from 7:40 to 8 a.m.

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2010-05-20 13:52:34

Sir Isaac Newton is getting the royal treatment in space after a British-born astronaut carried a picture of the 17th century scientist and a chip from his famous apple tree up with him to space.

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2010-05-08 06:35:00

The famous apple tree that inspired Sir Isaac Newton to discover the laws of gravity is about to embark on a journey that would surely have turned Newton’s world upside-down.

2009-05-14 13:30:20

The U.S. space agency says it has assigned the crew for space shuttle mission STS-132, targeted for launch in April 2010. The 11-day mission will deliver the Russian-built Mini Research Module to the International Space Station. Space shuttle Atlantis will be commanded by Navy Capt.

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2006-11-28 07:52:55

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is being honored with the world's oldest award for scientific achievement, with a special high-altitude assist from NASA.


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