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2012-05-15 14:20:27

MILFORD, Conn., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SUBWAY® Restaurants, the world's largest restaurant chain, will host alumni of Wounded Warrior Project(TM) (WWP), a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors, for an exclusive screening of Universal Pictures' BATTLESHIP, the epic-scale action-adventure that arrives in theaters May 18. The screening, which will be held tonight aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in its Lutnick Theater, will...

2012-04-21 06:26:07

NASA's planned flight to New York City of space shuttle Enterprise atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) has been postponed until further notice due to an unfavorable weather forecast for Monday, April 23. To ensure a safe flight for Enterprise and the SCA, NASA managers, in consultation with the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, decided Friday to delay the flight because of inclement weather predicted in both New York and Washington, where the flight will originate. Managers...

2012-04-17 23:02:15

World renowned photographer Rodney Lough Jr. proudly releases collector´s posters series to celebrate the final mission of the Discovery Space Shuttle as it travels to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 Beloved photographer Rodney Lough Jr. is proud to commemorate the final mission of the Discovery Space Shuttle, releasing a series of collectors´ posters. Available online, the poster series includes nine of Lough´s most...

Discovery Flyover of DC Scheduled for April 17
2012-04-10 03:50:01

NASA's retired Space Shuttle Discovery will be flying over portions of Washington D.C. on the morning of April 17 as it travels en route to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, where it will be displayed, the American space agency announced on Monday. The flight is scheduled to occur between 10am and 11am local time and will involve a modified Boeing 747 known as a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with the shuttle mounted on top of it, NASA and Space.com's Robert Z. Pearlman said....

2012-03-11 06:52:36

NASA and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum will invite 30 of their social media followers to the first "NASA Social" on April 19 to welcome space shuttle Discovery to the national collection. Registration opens at noon EDT Thursday, March 15, and closes at noon Friday, March 16. Thirty participants will be selected randomly from online registrations. For more information on NASA Social and to register, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/social A NASA Social is an event for people...

2012-03-09 08:22:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum will invite 30 of their social media followers to the first "NASA Social" on April 19 to welcome space shuttle Discovery to the national collection. Registration opens at noon EDT Thursday, March 15, and closes at noon Friday, March 16. Thirty participants will be selected randomly from online registrations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) For more...

NASA Transfers Enterprise Title to Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City
2011-12-12 08:04:50

NASA transferred title and ownership of space shuttle Enterprise to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum during a ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 11, at the museum in New York City. The transfer is the first step toward Intrepid receiving Enterprise in the spring of 2012. "NASA is proud to transfer the title of space shuttle Enterprise to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum," said NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden. "The U.S.S. Intrepid had a rich history with NASA's mission, and...

2011-09-06 17:04:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will share the accomplishments, promise and opportunities for research aboard the International Space Station through an exhibit and a series of events in Colorado during September and October. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA will display its newest exhibit, "Destination: Station," at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver. The exhibit will be open to the public for six weeks from...

2011-06-25 00:00:30

A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum may seem unusual. Yet, Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI "“ http://www.stuttering.org) has two history-making links to the world of flight that are part of the Smithsonian collections in Washington, D.C. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum seems unusual, even implausible. Yet, it's not...

2011-05-24 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You don't have to be a rocket scientist or an astronaut to work for NASA. Engineers, pilots, physicists, astrobiologists, and yes, artists, too, have helped further the mission of the space agency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) In 1962, NASA administrator James E. Webb invited a group of artists to illustrate and interpret the agency's missions and projects. Artists participating in the NASA art program,...