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2011-02-25 14:40:00

Following months of public voting, NASA announced the two winners of the "Top 40 Song Contest," which will awaken space shuttle crew members during their ongoing mission.

2011-02-24 16:15:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final flight of space shuttle Discovery lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 4:53 p.m. EST Thursday to deliver a new module and critical supplies to the International Space Station.

2011-02-19 06:31:21

News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla, are set for the final scheduled launch of space shuttle Discovery.

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2011-02-19 06:25:00

Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 4:50 pm EST on Thursday, Feb 24, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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2011-01-26 08:30:00

Space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank has taken on a bit of a starring role for the STS-133 mission because of the extra work needed to handle the unexpected challenges presented by the tank's stringers.

2011-01-26 07:49:48

Journalists are invited to cover space shuttle Discovery's move from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to Launch Pad 39A on Monday, Jan 31 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

2011-01-26 07:48:00

The deadline for media accreditation for the February space shuttle launch to the International Space station ends on Feb 11.

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2011-01-19 12:28:31

NASA selected astronaut Steve Bowen as a mission specialist on STS-133, the next space shuttle mission planned for launch on Feb 24.

2011-01-19 11:35:00

Media Teleconference scheduled for 3:30 p.m. CST HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA selected astronaut Steve Bowen as a mission specialist on STS-133, the next space shuttle mission planned for launch on Feb. 24.

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2010-11-19 08:10:00

The discovery of a fourth crack in the support beams of Space Shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank has forced NASA to delay the craft's final mission until at least December 3.


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