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2011-01-19 12:28:31

Media Teleconference scheduled for 3:30 p.m. CST NASA selected astronaut Steve Bowen as a mission specialist on STS-133, the next space shuttle mission planned for launch on Feb. 24. Bowen replaces astronaut Tim Kopra, who was injured in a bicycle accident over the weekend. The agency will hold a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Jan. 19, to discuss the change in crew personnel. The teleconference panelists are: -- Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA associate administrator for Space...

2011-01-19 11:35:00

Media Teleconference scheduled for 3:30 p.m. CST HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA selected astronaut Steve Bowen as a mission specialist on STS-133, the next space shuttle mission planned for launch on Feb. 24. Bowen replaces astronaut Tim Kopra, who was injured in a bicycle accident over the weekend. The agency will hold a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Jan. 19, to discuss the change in crew personnel. (Logo:...

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2008-11-26 08:05:00

The seven astronauts and three crew members aboard the International Space Station will take a break from their duties to partake in a Thanksgiving Day meal served 220 miles above the Earth. The irradiated, freeze-dried, vacuum-packed turkey, yams, green beans, and corn bread stuffing may not be the holiday meal the crew is used to, but Thanksgiving feasts don't occur in space too often.  The last Thanksgiving meal to take place in space happened six years ago. "It gives us a moment to...

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2008-11-10 08:15:00

The seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Endeavour will spend Thanksgiving in orbit around the Earth.  According to Commander Christopher Ferguson, at least seven turkey dinners have been packed aboard Endeavor for the two-week mission scheduled to lift-off on Friday night. "They've given us the full seven-course Thanksgiving meal, and all we need to have now is the time to eat it," Ferguson said. Their not-so-ordinary holiday meal included rehydratable green beans,...

2008-10-08 15:00:08

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Katherine Trinidad, +1-202-358-3749, katherine.trinidad@nasa.gov; or Candrea Thomas, +1-321-867-2468, candrea.k.thomas@nasa.gov, both for NASA CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronaut Steve Bowen, who was born in Cohasset, Mass., will make his first journey into orbit on space shuttle Endeavour's mission to the International Space Station. Endeavour is targeted to launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Nov. 14, at 7:55...


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2011-01-04 16:31:23

Stephen Bowen is a US Navy submariner, a NASA astronaut; and the second submariner to travel into space. He was born Stephen Gerard Bowen on February 13, 1964 in Cohasset, Massachusetts. He graduated from Cohasset High School in 1982 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1986. He also earned a degree of Ocean Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993. Bowen is married to Deborah Alden, and...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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