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Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday after a 16-day mission.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday after a 16-day mission. There are two landing opportunities at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 10:48 a.m. and 12:23 p.m. EDT.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters are invited to cover space shuttle Discovery's move to the launch pad on Aug. 3 and the mission crew's dress rehearsal activities Aug. 5 to Aug.
Reporters are invited to cover space shuttle Discovery's move to the launch pad on Aug 3 and the mission crew's dress rehearsal activities Aug 5 to Aug 7 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
HOUSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of media briefings to preview NASA's STS-128 space shuttle mission has been rescheduled for Thursday, Aug.
Space shuttle Endeavour's launch to the International Space Station has been postponed until Wednesday, July 15, due to poor weather conditions within the launch area at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., have been updated for the launch of space shuttle Endeavour.
NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez, set to fly aboard space shuttle Discovery in August, is providing insights about his training on Twitter in both English and Spanish. It will be the agency's first bilingual Twitter.
NASA will conduct a tanking test at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, July 1, to ensure repairs to space shuttle Endeavour's external fuel tank were successful.
The U.S. space agency is detailing pre-launch activities for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration shuttle is to be launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida June 13 at 7:17 a.m.
The first orbiting space shuttle mission launched from the Kennedy Space Center on April 12, 1981 at 6 AM (CST) and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on April 14 at 12:20PM (CST). Total mission time was 2 days, 6 hours, 20 minutes, and 53 seconds. Columbia orbited at 166 nautical miles, at an inclination of 40.3 degrees, and travelled 1.074 million miles. All five previous flights were conducted in 1977 using the prototype space shuttle Enterprise. In these atmospheric flights Enterprise...
Robert Crippen is an engineer, a retired United States Navy Captain, and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Robert Laurel Crippen on September 11, 1937 in Beaumont, Texas. He was raised in Texas and graduated from New Caney High School, and then went on to attend the University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering in 1960. Crippen was commissioned through the United States Navy's Aviation Officer Candidate School Program, and became...
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