Latest STS-119 Stories
The space shuttle Discovery's crew is expected to complete its mission to the International Space Station with a landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 1:43 pm EDT on Saturday, March 28.
The Hawaii Space Grant Consortium and Punahou School in Honolulu will host a live education downlink from space shuttle Discovery with STS-119 mission specialists Joe Acaba, Richard Arnold and Sandy Magnus.
Crewmembers from the space shuttle Discovery left the International Space Station on Wednesday following an eight-day visit to make new installations to the orbiting outpost.
HONOLULU, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hawaii Space Grant Consortium and Punahou School in Honolulu will host a live education downlink from space shuttle Discovery with STS-119 mission specialists Joe Acaba, Richard Arnold and Sandy Magnus.
The White House phoned in a congratulatory call to the astronauts aboard the linked shuttle-station complex on Tuesday, where the shuttle crew told President Barack Obama and visiting schoolchildren about their spaceflight experience.
The crew members on board space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station get a breather from a busy timeline today as they near the end of their joint docked operations and prepare their vehicles for undocking Wednesday.
Astronauts Joseph Acaba and Richard Arnold ventured outside the International Space Station on Monday for the third and final spacewalk of shuttle Discovery.
Space shuttle Discovery crewmembers prepared for their third and final spacewalk on Monday to try to free a jammed restraint pin that was inserted incorrectly during a venture outside the International Space Station on Saturday.
The crew aboard the International Space Station maneuvered the station and the shuttle Discovery Sunday to avoid space debris, the US space agency said.
The STS-119 mission of space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station approached the halfway point with focus yesterday on the second spacewalk to prepare the complex for future assembly flights and arrival in the fall of a new cargo-carrying spacecraft â€“ Japanâ€™s H-II Transfer Vehicle.
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...
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...
- A handkerchief.
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
More Images (609 images) »