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2009-02-06 16:35:00


2009-02-04 09:50:00

NASA announced on Tuesday that it would be pushing back its launch of the shuttle Discovery due to concerns about a flow control valve in the shuttle’s main engines.

2009-02-03 20:15:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a review of space shuttle Discovery's readiness for flight, NASA managers decided Tuesday to plan a launch no earlier than Feb. 19.

2009-01-21 13:16:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke, aboard the International Space Station with Flight Engineers Sandy Magnus and Yury Lonchakov, recently filmed a high-definition tour of the orbiting complex.

2009-01-21 15:16:35

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2009-01-14 16:55:00

After reaching its launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Discovery now awaits its next major milestone for the upcoming STS-119 mission.

2009-01-08 07:00:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, Jan. 14, as preparations for the STS-119 mission move forward. Discovery is targeted to lift off Feb.

2008-12-19 11:19:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two former science teachers, who are now fully-trained NASA astronauts, will make their first journey into orbit on space shuttle Discovery's upcoming mission to the International Space Station.

2008-12-10 14:55:46

NASA will discuss the next space shuttle mission during a daylong series of media briefings from NASA's Johnson Space Center beginning at 8 am CST, Friday, Jan 9.

2008-11-30 16:02:00

EDWARDS, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Endeavour and its crew landed at 1:25 p.m.

Latest STS-119 Reference Libraries

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...

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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