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2010-10-26 14:26:09

NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida has set the news conferences, events and operating hours for the news center for the final scheduled launch of space shuttle Discovery.

2010-04-28 08:57:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tony Antonelli, who was raised in Fayetteville, N.C., will make his second journey into orbit on space shuttle Atlantis' next mission to the International Space Station.

2010-04-15 16:39:35

The crew members of the space shuttle Discovery have run into problems with a cargo carrier's latching system--an issue that left them working for hours on Thursday as they attempted to get the trash and equipment filled carrier off of the International Space Station (ISS) and back into the shuttle.

2010-03-05 15:11:00

Next Mission Includes Teacher Turned Astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger HOUSTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will highlight the educational activities planned on the next space shuttle mission during a news briefing at 12 p.m. CST, Tuesday, March 9.

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2010-02-24 06:55:00

Journalists are invited to cover the STS-131 space shuttle crew's practice countdown and related training March 2-5 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

2009-10-21 14:21:44

NASA has scheduled a news conference for approximately 6 pm EDT on Thursday, Oct 29, to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch.

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2009-10-07 07:25:00

Reporters are invited to cover space shuttle Atlantis' move to the launch pad on Oct 13 and the STS-129 mission crew's dress rehearsal activities Oct 19 to Oct 21 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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2009-10-07 05:40:00

Imagine the thrill of floating out of the International Space Station and into the emptiness of space and what it would be like to work on the orbiting science laboratory.

2009-09-28 10:52:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Illinois alumnus and NASA astronaut Lee Archambault returned from an out-of-this-world experience in March.

2009-09-03 06:25:00

The 13 crew members flying aboard space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 7:54 p.m. CDT on Friday, Sept. 4.


Latest STS-119 Reference Libraries

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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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