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2011-07-10 16:11:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that after 30 years of partnership with NASA, its engines have contributed to the final docking of the space shuttle to the International Space Station (ISS).

2011-07-05 07:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Harris systems and mission payloads have been onboard every space shuttle, beginning with Columbia's maiden flight in 1981.

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2011-04-13 07:51:36

ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori is set to fly on the next Space Shuttle mission in late April to deliver the large Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer science payload to the International Space Station.

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2009-07-29 10:18:09

A series of media briefings to preview NASA's STS-128 space shuttle mission has been rescheduled for Thursday, Aug 13.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
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