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Space Shuttle Replica Vandalized At Space Center Houston
2013-12-01 05:10:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A replica space shuttle located outside of Space Center Houston was apparently vandalized late Tuesday night last week. Museum staff discovered when they arrived the following morning that someone had spray-painted racist and politically motivated messages onto the side of the vehicle. According to the Daily Mail, one of the messages spray-painted onto the side of the replica shuttle, Space Shuttle Independence, read “Houston we...

2013-08-06 16:20:23

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center and Space Center Houston will host "Voyage Back to School," a free, public event from 4-7 p.m. CDT Thursday, Aug. 15. Exhibits and hands-on activities are designed to generate excitement for the upcoming school year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Lockheed Martin is sponsoring the event at Space Center Houston, a non-profit education foundation and JSC's official visitor...

2013-06-06 23:16:30

TopSpot Internet Marketing participated in the Space Center Houston event “Careers of the Future” on May 17, 2013, presenting digital marketing career paths. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 TopSpot Internet Marketing participated in the Space Center Houston event “Careers of the Future” on May 17, 2013, presenting digital marketing career paths. In attendance at Space Center Houston were middle school and high school students from all over the Houston area....

2012-08-02 14:21:12

HOUSTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You can touch a piece of Mars at Space Center Houston. For the first time in the U.S., visitors can touch a piece of the Red Planet - though the rocks on Mars aren't red, only the dust. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The official unveiling of the Martian touchstone will take place during the "Curiosity: Seven Minutes of Terror" event celebrating the 12:31 a.m. CDT Monday, Aug. 6, landing of the Mars...

2012-05-30 10:20:56

HOUSTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston has been with NASA's Space Shuttle Program for 30 years and 135 missions, and this weekend, Houston and NASA will celebrate together as a souvenir of the program arrives in Clear Lake. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A full-scale shuttle replica will be arriving by barge in Clear Lake on Friday, June 1, destined for a permanent home as a space shuttle visitor experience at Space Center Houston, the...

2011-03-15 13:22:00

BOSTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its Grand Launch, TripAlertz, a private, members-only travel site that uses the power of collective buying to deliver guaranteed best prices, is offering the chance to win a "Free Epic Journey into Space!" You can lift-off with Colonel Rick Searfoss (retired), who is one of only seven astronauts with more than 50 flights in rocket-powered vehicles. Entry into this "out of this world" promotion is free. The winner can assign the trip,...

2010-12-15 12:30:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Design work has begun on a new master plan to transform NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex into a place where explorers of all ages can tour America's spaceport to engage with the people and machines that shape the future of our world. PGAV Destinations, a global leader in the planning and design of cultural and entertainment destinations, was selected by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at KSC, Inc., operators...

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2009-06-10 12:31:59

South Korea has finished working on its first space center which will allow for the nation's first-ever satellite launch. The 5.11 million square-meter Naro Space Center has been a work in progress since December 2000. The project cost 312 billion won (or $248.6 million) according to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. The first mission on the new space center's agenda is the launch of a Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1), which will place a satellite in orbit on July 30....

2008-10-03 18:00:05

THE country's first "space academy" was launched yesterday for students aiming for a career in Solar System exploration. It has been set up by the National Space Centre, in Leicester and will provide education programmes, summer space schools, roadshows and conferences. It will be built around science subjects in the National Curriculum. The scheme, aimed at nine to 19-year-olds, was paid for with pounds 990,000 from the East Midlands Development Agency and involves local universities....