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2009-07-15 15:12:50

All seven STS-127 NASA astronauts boarded space shuttle Endeavour Wednesday afternoon, ready for another attempt at launching their 16-day mission. NASA weather forecasters at mid-afternoon said the Kennedy Space Center's eastern range was red due to anvil clouds, cumulus clouds and lightning. Storms to the northwest of the launch pad were expected to dissipate, while a system northeast of Kennedy was being closely watched. But the forecasters said they still expected a 60-percent probability...

2009-06-15 13:37:14

NASA managers have scheduled the next launch attempt of space shuttle Endeavour's STS-127 mission for 5:40 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 17. The launch will take place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. As a result, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, are set to lift off together aboard an Atlas V rocket on Thursday, June 18. There are three launch opportunities from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida: 5:12...

2009-06-03 15:06:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA managers completed a review Wednesday of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected June 13 as the official launch date for the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Commander Mark Polansky and his six crewmates are scheduled to lift off at 7:17 a.m. EDT from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Endeavour's launch date was announced...

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2009-06-03 15:20:19

NASA managers completed a review Wednesday of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected June 13 as the official launch date for the STS-127 mission to the International Space Station. Commander Mark Polansky and his six crewmates are scheduled to lift off at 7:17 a.m. EDT from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Endeavour's launch date was announced following a daylong Flight Readiness Review at Kennedy. During the meeting, top NASA and contractor managers assessed the...

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2009-03-22 07:35:00

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 "“ Japan's H-II Transfer Vehicle. Steve Swanson and Joe Acaba floated out of the Quest airlock at 11:51 a.m. for the six hour, 30 minute spacewalk completing the highest priority tasks that included preparing a worksite for...


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