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NASA transfers shuttle Discovery to museum


April 20th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US space agency NASA transferred Thursday space shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, where it will go on permanent display.The transfer, ... Read more...

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Students from Himachal school to visit NASA centres


November 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Nearly 60 students from a Himachal Pradesh school are scheduled to visit US space agency NASA's centres next month to study robotics and nuances involved ... Read more...

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New debris of NASA’s Space Shuttle Columbia found in Texas


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by BNO News
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – New debris of NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia was found in Lake Nacogdoches in Texas last week, a spokeswoman for the agency confirmed on Tuesday.Lisa Malone, who is ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis makes its last landing


July 21st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Fla, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) America’s space shuttle program is getting closer to the end after 30 years. The launch of Atlantis earlier in the month marked the last time ... Read more...

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Atlantis’ landing ends final mission after 30 years of space shuttle era


July 21st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA(BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Atlantis on Thursday landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to end its final mission after 30 years of the administration's Space Shuttle Program.Atlantis ... Read more...

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Atlantis docks for last time with International Space Station


July 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS/EFE) The space shuttle Atlantis, on its final journey in orbit with four US astronauts aboard, successfully docked Sunday with the International Space Station on the 12-day ... Read more...

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End of US shuttle programme to leave thousands out of work


July 8th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Cape Canaveral (Florida), July 8 (IANS/EFE) The coming end of the space shuttle era will take away the jobs of 24,000 people who hope to be able to find work ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour ends final mission


June 1st, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Space shuttle Endeavour and its six-astronaut crew on early Wednesday morning successfully made it back home and ended the shuttle's ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour returns to Earth after final mission


June 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The space shuttle Endeavour landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Wednesday bringing its 25th and final spaceflight to a close.The landing, two days ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour prepares to leave space station, return to Earth


May 29th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (BNO NEWS) -- The six crew members of the space shuttle Endeavour on Sunday said farewell to the three Expedition 28 crew members aboard the International Space Station (ISS) ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour docks with International Space Station


May 19th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by BNO News
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (BNO NEWS) -- The space shuttle Endeavour successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday after the crew completed their first full day in space.Endeavour launched from ... Read more...

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Shuttle Endeavor docks at International Space Station


May 18th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US space shuttle Endeavour docked at the International Space Station on Wednesday morning. The shuttle which is on its last mission to space blasted off ... Read more...

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US shuttle Endeavor lifts off for final voyage


May 16th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) US space shuttle Endeavor lifted off Monday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver to the International Space Station a $2 billion particle ... Read more...

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NASA’s Endeavour launch delayed again until at least May 8


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): NASA has once again delayed the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour at least the end of the week, as it is working to correct the electrical problem ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords’ husband’s space shuttle Endeavor’s launch postponed


April 30th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Technical problems have forced NASA to postpone the launch of the Endeavor. The space shuttle was expected to be launched on Friday but NASA says it ... Read more...

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NASA calls off Endeavour launch attempt due to technical problem


April 30th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (BNO NEWS) -- The launch attempt of the space shuttle Endeavour was called off on Friday afternoon due to a technical problem with its heaters.With weather 70 percent 'go', ... Read more...

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Weather 70 percent ‘go’ for space shuttle Endeavour launch


April 29th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (BNO NEWS) -- NASA has said it is expecting a 70 percent chance of favorable weather for Friday's space shuttle launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.The space ... Read more...

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NASA invites 150 Twitter followers to Endeavour launch


April 26th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA has invited 150 of its followers on the social networking website Twitter to a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency's Kennedy Space Center ... Read more...

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NASA sets space shuttle Endeavour’s final launch for April 29


April 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour is officially scheduled for an April 29 launch, according to NASA.Space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates are scheduled to begin a 14-day ... Read more...

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NASA may use space station to prepare flights to Mars


April 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Work on the International Space Station (ISS) will be the focus of the US space programme for the next decade and will be the ... Read more...

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Illegal drugs discovered at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center


March 16th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Illegal drugs have been found at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.Investigators are now trying to find out how the substance ended up at the Florida ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery back to Earth post 13-day final mission


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery finally ended their 13-day space mission yesterday after a journey of more than five million miles.The final mission concluded the spacecraft's illustrious 27-year career with ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lands on Earth after final mission


March 10th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Discovery on Wednesday ended a 13-day journey of more than five million miles with a smooth landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery set to return to Earth for final time


March 8th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- NASA on Monday announced that Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, completing a 13-day mission to outfit ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery heads to International Space Station on its final mission


February 25th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off for its final flight from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a new module and critical supplies to the ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lifts off for final voyage


February 25th, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off on its own final scheduled flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a storage room to the International ... Read more...

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NASA to launch shuttle Discovery Feb 24


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) The space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin its final flight to the International Space Station Feb 24. It will carry a human-like robot to the permanent station, ... Read more...

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NASA sets launch date for space shuttle Discovery mission - Feb 24


February 19th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): NASA has announced the launch of space shuttle Discovery yet again - the shuttle will begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at ... Read more...

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Here’s your child’s ticket to NASA


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) If your child wants to become an astronaut, here's a golden chance -- Nickelodeon is hosting a contest for selection of a few kids for a 10-day ... Read more...

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Challenger Disaster Victims Remembered By NASA


January 29th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Cape Canaveral, Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Friday marked the 25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster, often considered to be the biggest failure of the American space agency NASA in which ... Read more...

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Concord High School Remembers Challenger Astronaut Christa McAuliffe


January 29th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Kennedy Space Center commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster, the scenario at Concord High School was no different. A special assembly was ... Read more...

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NASA Commemorates The 25th Anniversary Of The Lethal Disaster Involving The Space Shuttle ‘Challenger’


January 28th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 28, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): NASA, which is the preeminent space agency of the Executive Branch of America, is commemorating three significant disasters in its history this week.One disaster is, ... Read more...

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Challenger Shuttle Disaster 25th Anniversary Observed By NASA


January 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jan 28, 1986, will perhaps will always be remembered for its infamous and disastrous Space Shuttle Challenger accident, which took the life of seven astronauts. This ... Read more...

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Scientists find how some plants can survive near-vacuum conditions


January 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Scientists at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida have found that some plants can survive in near-vacuum conditions.Vacuum-like conditions are difficult to survive in because they lack oxygen ... Read more...

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SpaceX’s Dragon’s Maiden Journey Ends Successfully


December 9th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cape Canaveral, Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being believed to be a major development in the commercial space industry, a commercially developed rocket was launched from the Kennedy ... Read more...

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