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SpaceX Launch Scheduled For April 18

SpaceX Launch Scheduled For April 18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online UPDATE: April 16, 2014 (11:20AM CDT) The International Space Station Program and SpaceX have selected Friday, April 18 for the next launch attempt for the Falcon 9 rocket to send the...

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2013-06-28 20:20:07

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KENNEDY SPACE CENTER - On June 29, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open the doors to the world's most comprehensive and interactive attraction devoted to NASA's 30-year Space Shuttle Program -Space Shuttle Atlantis.(SM) To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/61725-space-shuttle-atlantis-nasa-attraction-kennedy-space-center (Photo:...

NASA Approves Saturday Spacewalk To Repair ISS Ammonia Leak
2013-05-11 07:58:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A spacewalk to inspect and possibly replace a pump controller box believed to be the source of an ammonia leak on the International Space Station´s (ISS) external cooling system has been approved and will take place on Saturday, NASA officials have confirmed. The decision to go ahead with the spacewalk, which will be conducted by Expedition 35 crewmembers Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn, was made by the ISS managers...

2013-04-25 20:21:09

$100 Million Space Shuttle Atlantis(SM) Attraction on Track for June 29 Opening at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KENNEDY SPACE CENTER - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex today began the two-day process of unwrapping the Atlantis orbiter from the protective shrink wrap that has encased the priceless artifact during construction of the $100 million Space Shuttle Atlantis(SM) attraction, set to open June 29....

2013-02-21 16:21:07

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex marked yet another major milestone today in the construction of its 90,000-square-foot, $100 million home for space shuttle Atlantis by announcing the official name and visual identity for the exhibit, as well as the grand opening date of June 29, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130221/NY64531-a )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130221/NY64531LOGO-b ) (Logo:...

2012-11-13 18:03:48

NASA Television will provide live coverage as three of the crew members on the International Space Station come back to Earth Sunday, Nov. 18. Expedition 33 Commander Sunita Williams of NASA, Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Russian Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko will undock their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft from the station, heading for a pre-dawn landing in Kazakhstan, northeast of the remote town of Arkalyk at 7:53 p.m. CST (7:53 a.m. Kazakhstan...

2012-10-30 11:21:43

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of events surrounding space shuttle Atlantis' move to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida for permanent public display. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) At 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Nov. 1, NASA TV's media channel will air a news briefing about the transformation of Kennedy Space Center to a multiuser spaceport. The briefing participants are:--...

2012-10-16 17:13:08

Media accreditation is open for activities surrounding space shuttle Atlantis' move to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida for permanent public display. Atlantis is scheduled to depart the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at approximately 7 a.m. EDT on Nov. 2. The shuttle will embark on a 10-mile journey from the VAB to the visitor complex, stopping along the route for a NASA ceremony at about 9:45 a.m. Following the ceremony, Atlantis will...

2012-10-16 11:21:20

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation is open for activities surrounding space shuttle Atlantis' move to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida for permanent public display. Atlantis is scheduled to depart the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at approximately 7 a.m. EDT on Nov. 2. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The shuttle will embark on a 10-mile journey from the VAB to...

2012-09-03 08:45:35

In the wake of an unsuccessful attempt to install a replacement power-switching unit on the truss of the International Space Station, two crew members will venture outside for a second time in six days to complete the work. NASA Television will provide live coverage of the spacewalk beginning at 6 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, Sept. 5. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin about 7:15 a.m. Expedition 32 flight engineers Sunita Williams of NASA and Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration...

2012-06-21 10:20:09

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Vanderbilt University's Dyer Observatory in Brentwood, Tenn., are hosting a Summer of Innovation event for rising fifth and sixth graders in the Nashville area on Thursday afternoon. NASA Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin will address students and join them in hands-on, Mars-related activities. Melvin also will give a presentation to a larger audience during a special astronomy-themed concert performance in the...