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NASA began its countdown on Wednesday for the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour this weekend.
A pre-launch webcast will be one highlight of the U.S. space agency's Web coverage of space shuttle Endeavour's flight to the International Space Station. Endeavour is to lift off Saturday at 7:17 a.m.
A prelaunch webcast, live blogs, podcast, pictures and videos will highlight NASA's Web coverage of space shuttle Endeavour's STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Endeavour is scheduled to lift off Saturday
NASA announced Friday that a new water regeneration system onboard the International Space Station, used to recycle urine and other wastewater into drinking water for astronauts, is experiencing glitches.
The first major job for the crew of the space shuttle Endeavour on Monday was hitching a giant shipping crate full of home improvement tools to the International Space Station.
Space shuttle Endeavour will make a landmark contribution to the International Space Station during STS-126, Commander Chris Ferguson told reporters.
NASA engineers have reported that a metal clip used by the shuttle Discoveryâ€™s braking system fell off on Friday, but Discoveryâ€™s Commander Mark Kelly added that the clip is not critical and shouldnâ€™t cause any problems for the shuttleâ€™s landing on Saturday.
On Thursday, two spacewalking astronauts serviced the exterior of Japanâ€™s brand new orbital lab while crewmates aboard the International Space Station filled its inside with hardware.
This story was updated at 9:10 p.m.
Discovery's astronauts, working inside and outside the international space station, pulled Japan's $1 billion science module from the shuttle's cargo bay with a robot arm Tuesday and gave the bus-sized laboratory a new home.
Robert Behnken is an engineer, U. S. Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Robert Louis Behnken on July 28, 1970 in Creve Coeur, Missouri. He graduated from Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Missouri and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Washington University in 1992, all while being in he ROTC. Just one year later, he received a Master of Science degree in Mechanical...
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