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NASA launched a social media experience at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida that quickly turned into an unprecedented world-wide event as more than 100 Twitter users got a unique look inside America's space program and front row seats to the Nov 16 liftoff of the space shuttle Atlantis.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers declared NASA's Hubble Space Telescope a fully rejuvenated observatory with the release Wednesday of observations from four of its six operating science instruments. Sen. Barbara A.
Astronomers declared NASA's Hubble Space Telescope a fully rejuvenated observatory with the release Wednesday of observations from four of its six operating science instruments.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and space shuttle astronauts will participate in live education webcasts on Sept 8 at 2 pm EDT and Sept 10 at 1 pm.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and space shuttle astronauts will participate in live education webcasts on Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. EDT and Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) On Sept.
NASA will hold news briefings at 11 am and noon EDT Wednesday, Sept 9, to release and discuss the first images from the newly refurbished Hubble Space Telescope.
BALTIMORE, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has taken the sharpest visible-light picture yet of atmospheric debris from an object that collided with Jupiter on July 19.
During Servicing Mission 4, astronauts replaced many key parts â€” batteries and gyroscopes, for example â€” that affect the spacecraft component of the Hubble Space Telescope. Testing and calibration for the spacecraft itself is now complete, and that aspect of Hubble is in excellent shape.
On June 22, at 12:21 PM EDT, the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS) aboard Hubble temporarily suspended operations when an optical mechanism movement failed to reach its intended destination.
In the Twitter world it is said, â€œIn space, no one can hear you tweet.â€ Astronaut Mike Massimino dismissed this notion a few weeks ago on his 13-day trip aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis when he sent the first tweet from space.
John Grunsfeld is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. He was born John Mace Grunsfeld in October of 1958 in Chicago, Illinois. He remained in Illinois throughout his childhood and graduated from Highland Park High School in 1976. Upon his graduation, he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1980. He then furthered his education at the University of Chicago, where he earned a Master of Science in physics in...
Andrew Feustel is a NASA astronaut and an American Geophysicist. He was born Andrew J. (Drew) Feustel on August 25, 1965 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Lake Orion, Michigan. He graduated from Lake Orion High School and subsequently received an Associate’s degree from Oakland Community College. During this time, he worked at International Autoworks as an auto mechanic. He then transferred to Purdue University, where joined the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and served as a...
Scott Altman is a test pilot and NASA astronaut. He was born Scott Douglas Altman on August 15, 1959 in Lincoln, Illinois. He grew up in Pekin, Illimois and graduated from Pekin Community High School in 1977. He continued on to the University of Illinois, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. He was commissioned in the United States Navy in August 1981 and received his Navy wings of gold in February 1983. Altman was deployed to the Western...
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