Latest STS-126 Stories

2009-12-18 15:22:08

Journalists are invited to cover space shuttle Endeavour's move from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A on Jan 6 and observe the STS-130 crew's mock launch countdown activities from Jan 19 to Jan 21 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

2009-12-18 08:22:31

Space shuttle Endeavour will deliver the final module of the US portion of the International Space Station on the STS-130 mission, now targeted to launch Feb 7.

2009-10-30 06:50:00

NASA's space shuttle Atlantis is targeted to begin an 11-day flight to the International Space Station with a Nov 16 launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Liftoff is scheduled for 2:28 pm EST.

2009-09-21 14:00:35

Space shuttle Discovery has returned home to Florida after a cross-country flight from California.

2009-09-19 07:45:00

NASA has assigned the crew for the last scheduled space shuttle mission, targeted to launch in September 2010.

2009-09-09 14:08:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt. Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper has left NASA to return to the Navy.

2009-09-09 14:25:00

NASA astronaut and US Navy Capt. Heidemarie M Stefanyshyn-Piper has left NASA to return to the Navy.

2009-07-21 08:46:48

With two of five spacewalks and some of the most challenging robotics operations of the mission complete, the pace will let up briefly today for the international crews of STS-127 and Expedition 20.

2009-05-28 16:26:38

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2009-05-23 07:50:00

Space shuttle Atlantis and its crew will stay in space another day after bad weather prevented them from landing Saturday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Latest STS-126 Reference Libraries

2011-04-18 23:18:19

Gregory Chamitoff is an engineer and NASA astronaut. He was born Gregory Errol Chamitoff on August 6, 1962 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is married to Alison Chantal Caviness, M.D., and together they have two children, Natasha and Dimitri. His interests include scuba diving, backpacking, skiing, and racquetball. He graduated from Blackford High School in San Jose, California in 1980. As an undergraduate student at California Polytechnic State University, Chamitoff taught courses in...

2011-01-04 16:31:23

Stephen Bowen is a US Navy submariner, a NASA astronaut; and the second submariner to travel into space. He was born Stephen Gerard Bowen on February 13, 1964 in Cohasset, Massachusetts. He graduated from Cohasset High School in 1982 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1986. He also earned a degree of Ocean Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993. Bowen is married to Deborah Alden, and...

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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).