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2011-04-12 15:21:00

HOUSTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Director Michael L. Coats made the following comments today concerning the announcement that facilities in Washington, Los Angeles, New York and Cape Canaveral, Fla., will be the permanent homes of the space shuttle orbiters following their retirement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "The NASA administrator had a difficult decision to make and evaluated the numerous proposals...

2011-02-15 00:02:50

Extreme Engineering provided Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center with two In Line Jumpers last week. Newcastle, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 The president of Extreme Engineering, Jeff Wilson, flew to Space Center Houston last week to provide training on their purchase of two new In Line Jumpers. Extreme Engineering's In Line Jumpers were purchased by Space Center Houston to support new activities offered by the Education Department. The award...

2010-09-17 10:24:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Dr. Lee Morin will attend the Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week Oct. 2 at the University of Texas-Pan American campus. Morin will give an educational presentation and sign autographs at the NASA Summer of Innovation (SoI) exhibit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The goal of the SoI is to encourage learning during...

2010-06-21 10:27:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center and Mrs Baird's Bakeries both have a rich Texas history. To commemorate the successful Space Shuttle program, Mrs Baird's Bakeries has partnered with Space Center Houston to send one grand prize lucky winner and three guests to watch the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery on September 16, 2010 at a VIP event at Space Center Houston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060914/DATH005LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-05-12 14:45:00

HOUSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Twitter followers will have the chance to personally go inside the heart of a space shuttle mission at the agency's Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston. NASA is hosting a unique Tweetup on Wednesday, May 19 during Atlantis' STS-132 mission to the International Space Station. Atlantis will launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, May 14 at 1:20 p.m. CST. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)...

2010-02-12 14:30:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, NASA Twitter followers can personally go inside the heart of a space shuttle mission at the agency's Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston. NASA is hosting a unique Tweetup on Wednesday, Feb. 17 during Endeavour's STS-130 mission to the International Space Station. Endeavour launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday, Feb. 8 at 3:14 a.m. CST. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)...

2010-01-04 12:57:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A moon rock collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission more than 40 years ago will be heading back to space and a new home aboard the International Space Station, sharing quarters with a piece of Mt. Everest. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On May 20, 2009, former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski carried the rock to the top of Mt. Everest where he collected a rock from the world's highest mountain to...

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2010-01-04 13:15:53

A moon rock collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission more than 40 years ago will be heading back to space and a new home aboard the International Space Station, sharing quarters with a piece of Mt. Everest. On May 20, 2009, former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski carried the rock to the top of Mt. Everest where he collected a rock from the world's highest mountain to accompany the lunar sample for its return to space. During an event Jan. 6 at Space Center Houston, Parazynski will...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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