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2009-03-21 09:05:00

The 10 crew members aboard space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 12:08 pm CDT on Tuesday, March 24.

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2009-03-21 08:35:00

The second spacewalk of the first space shuttle mission of the year begins today on board a space station with two new solar array wings ready to start supplying electricity.

2009-03-20 16:36:00

WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has a variety of resources available for Spanish-speaking media interested in covering the ongoing space shuttle mission. The shuttle crew includes Puerto Rican astronaut Joseph Acaba, a former teacher who is now a fully-trained spacewalker.

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2009-03-19 18:00:00

Steven Swanson and Richard Arnold II from space shuttle Discovery successfully installed the final pair of solar panel wings on the International Space Station on Thursday during the first of three planned spacewalks.

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2009-03-19 08:10:00

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Thursday prepared for the first of three spacewalks to take place in order to install the final pair of solar wings to the orbiting outpost.

2009-03-18 15:11:51

The astronauts on space shuttle Discovery are primed for rendezvous and docking operations that will link their ship to the International Space Station this afternoon and deliver a new crew member.

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2009-03-18 13:26:52

The astronauts on space shuttle Discovery are primed for rendezvous and docking operations that will link their ship to the International Space Station this afternoon and deliver a new crew member.

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2009-03-18 06:35:00

Space Shuttle Discovery successfully docked with the International Space Station at 4:20 pm Tuesday to prepare for the crew’s 13-day mission, which will include installation of new equipment to the orbiting outpost and swapping out an ISS crewmember.

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2009-03-17 17:07:30

A bat that was clinging to space shuttle Discovery’s external fuel tank during the countdown to launch the STS-119 mission remained with the spacecraft as it cleared the tower, analysts at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center concluded.

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2009-03-16 12:55:00

NASA said on Monday it is determining what to do about space junk near the International Space Station as shuttle Discovery nears the orbiting outpost.


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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.