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2009-09-02 15:40:00

NASA space shuttle Capcom Tony Antonelli informed Discovery commander Rick Sturckow about a possible conjunction with debris from a portion of an Ariane 5 rocket body. The conversation was preempted on NASA Television by the HTV preflight briefing and was replayed after the briefing at 2:41 p.m. EDT. Tony Antonelli: We've been analyzing whether we need to do Debris Avoidance Maneuver (DAM). We're considering all the options and they're all still on the table. The closest point of approach is...

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2009-08-15 09:39:47

NASA managers will hold a news conference on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch. The briefing will begin after the end of the Flight Readiness Review, a meeting to assess preparations for shuttle Discovery's STS-128 mission to the International Space Station. Live status updates, including the start time for the news conference, will be provided via the NASA News Twitter feed during the meeting. To access the...

2009-07-29 13:50:00

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. 7 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The first motion of Discovery from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A is scheduled for 12:01 a.m. EDT. The 3.4 mile journey is expected to take approximately...

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2009-07-29 14:03:14

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. The first motion of Discovery from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A is scheduled for 12:01 a.m. EDT. The 3.4 mile journey is expected to take approximately six hours. Activities include a 6 a.m. photo opportunity of the shuttle's move and an interview availability with Discovery...

2009-07-22 17:37:43

NASA will hold a series of media briefings on Monday, Aug. 10, to preview the next space shuttle mission to the International Space Station. NASA Television and the agency's Web site will provide live coverage of the briefings from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Questions also will be taken from other participating NASA locations. Shuttle Discovery's 13-day flight, called STS-128, is targeted to launch Aug. 18. The flight will deliver 33,000 pounds of supplies and equipment to the...

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2009-07-22 09:20:00

The third spacewalk of the STS-127 mission is scheduled to start at 9:58 a.m. CDT today and focus on the first set of battery replacements for the oldest solar array assembly on the International Space Station. The crew was awakened at 5:03 a.m. to the song "Santa Monica," performed by Everclear, for Endeavour's pilot, Doug Hurley. Mission Specialists Dave Wolf and Chris Cassidy camped out in the Quest airlock module overnight, and will resume preparations for the excursion at 5:43 a.m....

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2009-06-29 15:15:00

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 test will be shown live on NASA Television beginning at 7 a.m. EDT. It will be followed by a news conference at approximately 1 p.m. Briefing participants will be shuttle program Launch Integration Manager Mike Moses and STS-127 Launch Director Pete Nickolenko. During the test, the external tank will be...

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2009-06-17 06:10:00

Space shuttle Endeavour's STS-127 launch today was officially scrubbed at 1:55 a.m. EDT when the same type of gaseous hydrogen leak was detected at the Ground Umbilical Carrier Plate, or GUCP. This is the same location where a similar leak resulted in a launch scrub on June 13. "We're going to step back and figure out what the problem is and go fix it," said Deputy Space Shuttle Program Manager LeRoy Cain during a briefing afterward. "Once we get it fixed and we're confident that we have a...

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2009-06-16 21:10:00

At NASA's Kennedy Space Center, launch managers met to discuss filling space shuttle Endeavour's external fuel tank in preparation for the STS-127 launch scheduled for 5:40 a.m. tomorrow. Due to current weather conditions, fueling will not begin as scheduled at 8:15 p.m. There is currently a 40 percent chance of weather prohibiting tanking as a result of anvil clouds and lightening in the area. Managers will continue to monitor weather conditions. Teams can begin tanking as late as 10 p.m....

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2009-06-03 15:20:19

NASA managers completed a review Wednesday of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected June 13 as the official launch date for the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Commander Mark Polansky and his six crewmates are scheduled to lift off at 7:17 a.m. EDT from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Endeavour's launch date was announced following a daylong Flight Readiness Review at Kennedy. During the meeting, top NASA and contractor managers assessed the...


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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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