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2009-11-13 07:25:00

An experiment by college students that will study how microbes grow in microgravity is heading to orbit aboard space shuttle Atlantis. Undergraduate and graduate students at Texas Southern University in Houston developed the experiment that will fly as part of the STS-129 mission. The mission is scheduled to launch at 2:28 p.m. EST on Nov. 16 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. "I'm thrilled that giving students the chance to design and research an experiment to fly in space is one...

2009-11-12 16:56:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An experiment by college students that will study how microbes grow in microgravity is heading to orbit aboard space shuttle Atlantis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Undergraduate and graduate students at Texas Southern University in Houston developed the experiment that will fly as part of the STS-129 mission. The mission is scheduled to launch at 2:28 p.m. EST on Nov. 16 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in...

2009-11-04 14:39:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Atlantis. The shuttle's STS-129 mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off at 2:28 p.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 16. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A NASA blog will update the countdown beginning Nov. 16 at 9:30 a.m. Originating...

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2009-11-04 15:20:00

News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Atlantis. The shuttle's STS-129 mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off at 2:28 p.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 16. A NASA blog will update the countdown beginning Nov. 16 at 9:30 a.m. Originating from Kennedy, the blog is the definitive Internet source for information leading up to launch. During the mission, visitors to...

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2009-10-07 07:25:00

Reporters are invited to cover space shuttle Atlantis' move to the launch pad on Oct. 13 and the STS-129 mission crew's dress rehearsal activities Oct. 19 to Oct. 21 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Atlantis is targeted to launch to the International Space Station Nov. 12 on an 11-day cargo flight. Atlantis was moved from its hangar on Tuesday to Kennedy's Vehicle Assembly Building. There it will be attached to its external fuel tank and two solid rocket boosters before its move...


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