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Retired NASA Astronaut And Test Pilot C. Gordon Fullerton Dies At 76
2013-08-22 10:09:36

C. Gordon Fullerton, who compiled a distinguished career as a NASA astronaut, research pilot and Air Force test pilot spanning almost 50 years, died Aug. 21. He was 76.

NASA Dryden Contributions To Aerospace And Science Research In 2012
2012-12-19 11:02:47

NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., helped advance the agency’s overall mission of Earth and space science and aerospace technology research as it continued supporting NASA's four mission areas during 2012.

2012-09-21 09:49:28

NASA invites Californians to participate in space shuttle Endeavour's historic flyover of the state Friday, Sept. 21.

Space Shuttle Endeavour Continues West From Houston To California
2012-09-20 06:39:49

Space Shuttle Endeavour will continue its journey across the US today (September 20), departing Houston at about 7 a.m. (8 a.m. EDT) atop its Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA).

Endeavour Shuttle Ferry Postponed Due To Inclement Weather Forecast
2012-09-18 07:09:35

NASA’s retired Space Shuttle Endeavour will take a final tour across the US from Florida to the California Science Center in Los Angeles piggybacking a modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA).


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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