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2014-01-14 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next International Space Station crew, which includes NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, will take part in a NASA Television news conference and then be available for media interviews Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Swanson and cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev of the Russian Federal Space Agency will launch to the...

2012-09-19 12:41:26

NASA astronaut Joe Acaba of Southern California, who returned to Earth Sept. 17 after four months on the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 7-8 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, Sept. 26. To participate in the interviews, reporters must contact Seth Marcantel at 281-792-7515 no later than 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. B-roll featuring highlights of Acaba's mission will air at 6:30 a.m. before the start of the interviews. Acaba, who was born in Inglewood,...

2012-09-19 06:21:05

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Joe Acaba of Southern California, who returned to Earth Sept. 17 after four months on the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 7-8 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, Sept. 26. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) To participate in the interviews, reporters must contact Seth Marcantel at 281-792-7515 no later than 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. B-roll featuring highlights...

2012-07-18 09:30:12

NASA Television coverage of the launch and arrival of an unpiloted cargo spacecraft to supply the International Space Station will begin at 8:15 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 20. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) "Kounotori 3" H-II Transfer Vehicle, or HTV-3, is set to launch at 9:06 p.m. July 20 (11:06 a.m. Japan time on July 21) from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. The 16.5-ton HTV-3 is carrying almost 4 tons of supplies and experiment hardware. It will launch atop...

2011-06-21 15:50:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA managers will hold a news conference on Tuesday, June 28, at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the status of the final space shuttle launch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The briefing will begin after the Flight Readiness Review, or FRR, a meeting to assess preparations for shuttle Atlantis' STS-135 mission to the International Space Station. Live status updates,...

2011-04-14 07:47:11

NASA managers will hold a news conference on Tuesday, April 19, at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch. The briefing will begin after the Flight Readiness Review, or FRR, a meeting to assess preparations for shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission to the International Space Station. Live status updates, including the start time for the news conference, will be provided during the meeting via the NASA News Twitter feed. To access the...

2011-04-04 14:14:00

HOUSTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado native and NASA astronaut Steve Swanson will be honored at the Denver Nuggets basketball game on April 9. Swanson will participate in pregame activities as the team hosts the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Pepsi Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Swanson will be available for broadcast media interviews the morning of the game from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. MDT. To schedule an interview with Swanson,...

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2011-02-24 16:20:00

Space shuttle Discovery successfully lifted off on its final voyage into space on Thursday. The six astronauts aboard the shuttle are heading for the International Space Station (ISS) after a four-month delay for fuel tank repairs. "Good to be here," Discovery Commander Steve Lindsey radioed soon after the three main engines shut off and the external fuel tank was jettisoned. This is Discovery's 39th and final mission into space.  It is the first of the three space shuttles to be...

2011-01-10 14:44:12

NASA managers will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CST Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. They will discuss Discovery's STS-133 flight to the International Space Station and talk about the progress of repairs since the shuttle's original launch date last November. The briefing participants are: -- Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Space Operations-- John Shannon, Space Shuttle Program manager-- Mike Suffredini, International Space Station Program...

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2010-11-05 15:25:00

NASA has announced that a hydrogen leak is delaying space shuttle Discovery's final flight for the fifth time. Officials said the next launch attempt will not take place until after November 30. "NASA managers have decided to postpone the next launch attempt for space shuttle Discovery to no earlier than November 30 at 4:05 am EST (0905 GMT)," the US space agency said on its website. The STS-133 mission has had multiple complications from bad weather to equipment problems. "We know we have...


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2010-11-19 15:43:19

Richard Arnold is an American educator and a NASA astronaut. He was born Richard Robert Arnold II on November 26, 1963 in Cheverly, Maryland. He was raised in Bowie, Maryland, where he met and married his wife, Eloise. Together, the couple has two daughters. Arnold received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Frostburg State University in 1985, and two years later he started working at the United States Naval Academy as an Oceanographic Technician. After he finished his teacher...

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2010-11-17 14:45:27

Dominic Antonelli is a NASA astronaut. He was born Dominic Anthony Antonelli on August 23, 1967 in Detroit, Michigan. He was raised both Indiana and North Carolina. He graduated from Douglas Byrd High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and then received his Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A couple years later he earned a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Washington. Antonelli served...

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