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2008-11-23 01:10:00

HOUSTON "“ The third spacewalk by Endeavour astronauts outside the International Space Station will be the focus of today's activities aboard the two spacecraft. Endeavour crew members Commander Chris Ferguson, Pilot Eric Boe and mission specialists Don Pettit, Steve Bowen, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Shane Kimbrough and Greg Chamitoff were awakened at 7:55 a.m. CST. The song was "You Are Here," by the group Dutton. It was played for Kimbrough. Spacewalkers Piper and Bowen are...

2008-10-08 15:00:09

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Katherine Trinidad, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202- 358-3749, katherine.trinidad@nasa.gov, or Candrea Thomas, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., +1-321-867-2468, candrea.k.thomas@nasa.gov, both of NASA CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronauts Eric Boe and Shane Kimbrough, who both grew up in Atlanta, will make their first journey into orbit on space shuttle Endeavour's mission to the International Space Station. Endeavour is targeted to...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.