Quantcast

Latest STS-135 mission Stories

2011-08-17 06:49:41

NASA's space shuttle Atlantis astronauts will be available for interviews and to discuss their mission to the International Space Station -- the flight that brought the illustrious Space Shuttle Program to a close -- Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, in the Syvertson Auditorium, N-201, at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. The STS-135 mission crew members will be available for media interviews from 12:15 to 1 p.m. PDT. Reporters are then invited to view a crew presentation to NASA...

2011-07-11 13:45:00

HOUSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public can share a virtual dinner with the final space shuttle crew on Thursday, July 14 by preparing grilled chicken, barbecue brisket, baked beans and Southwestern corn at home using NASA's recipes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Food scientists at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston prepared the special "All-American Meal" for the STS-135 shuttle crew, as the iconic American spacecraft makes its...

2011-06-30 15:46:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 30-year era in space travel will come to an end with Friday's launch of the space shuttle Atlantis. The STS-135 mission is set to lift off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:26 a.m., Friday, July 8, and return 12 days later. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) For engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center the shuttle program started even earlier - more than 10 years before - as NASA...

2011-06-29 13:15:00

HOUSTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Flight Directors Kwatsi Alibaruho (KWAT-see Ah-lee-buh-roo-hoe) of Maywood, Ill., and Chris Edelen of Martinsville, Va., are available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 7:50 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, July 6. Just two days later, they will support the scheduled launch of space shuttle Atlantis on its STS-135 mission, the final flight of the 30-year Space Shuttle Program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)...

2011-06-28 14:02:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Atlantis' Commander Chris Ferguson and his three crewmates are scheduled to begin a 12-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 11:26 a.m. EDT on July 8, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The STS-135 mission is the final flight of the Space Shuttle Program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The launch date was announced Tuesday at the conclusion of a...

2011-06-15 10:10:00

HOUSTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the final space shuttle training simulations take place at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, the agency is giving journalists an unprecedented view of the crew and Mission Control team training for the upcoming STS-135 mission. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Thursday, June 16, news media representatives can witness one of the final launch and ascent simulations conducted by the STS-135 crew,...

2011-06-10 10:22:33

Three NASA astronauts who will fly aboard the last space shuttle mission in July are available for live satellite interviews next week. STS-135 mission Commander Chris Ferguson is available from 3 - 4:50 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, June 15. Pilot Doug Hurley is available from 10 - 11:50 a.m. and Mission Specialist Rex Walheim from 1 - 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14. Shuttle Atlantis is targeted for launch July 8 with Ferguson, Hurley, Walheim, and Mission Specialist Sandra Magnus to deliver...

2011-06-08 08:25:00

HOUSTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston has scheduled briefings, interview opportunities and demonstrations to highlight the final space shuttle mission, targeted to launch on July 8. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On June 30, NASA will hold news media briefings to preview the STS-135 mission and a news conference with the shuttle crew: Commander Chris Ferguson, Pilot Doug Hurley and Mission Specialists Sandra...

2011-06-01 10:25:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After safely reaching its launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Atlantis awaits the next major milestone for its upcoming STS-135 mission to the International Space Station, the final flight of the Space Shuttle Program. The mission with four veteran astronauts is targeted to launch July 8. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Atlantis arrived at the pad early Wednesday...


Word of the Day
virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
Related