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2015-02-12 12:21:27

2015 Marks Historic 25th Anniversary for the Hall of Fame KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Feb.

SpaceX Dragon
2014-04-16 11:20:44

NASA has announced that a backup computer system onboard the International Space Station will need to be replaced during a spacewalk, and the ongoing problems with the robotic systems could force a previously scheduled SpaceX cargo mission to be postponed.

Astronauts Diagnosed With Eye Problems After Returning From Space
2013-12-11 16:34:15

Those who travel to space are rewarded with a beautiful sight – planet Earth. But the effects of space travel on the human sense of sight aren’t so beautiful.

Eye Structure Begins To Change After Thirteen Days In Space
2013-10-24 15:06:44

Scientists say that spending just 13 days in orbit could cause some changes in eye structure, according to a recently published study in the journal Gravitational and Space Research.

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2011-07-15 08:05:21

NASA astronaut Steve Lindsey announced he will leave the agency to pursue a career within the aerospace industry.

2011-07-14 14:03:00

HOUSTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Steve Lindsey announced he will leave the agency to pursue a career within the aerospace industry.

2011-05-06 12:57:00

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The astronauts who flew aboard space shuttle Discovery's last flight will visit NASA Headquarters in Washington on Tuesday, May 10. They will give a presentation about their 13-day mission at 11 a.m.

2011-03-29 07:32:00

HOUSTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is inviting the public to vote for its favorite original song to wake up space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates during their STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.