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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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End of space shuttle, end to US dominance of space?


July 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS/EFE) The flight into space by NASA's space shuttle Atlantis this Friday will mark end of the shuttle era, but many believe it may not also ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Discovery waits for its final mission


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Its 39th and the last journey to the launch pad followed the same pattern as any of its past 38 flights. Space Shuttle Discovery was towed the 3.5 ... Read more...

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US, Russian astronauts arrive at space station


June 18th, 2010 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (DPA) A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying two US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived Thursday at the orbiting International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz lifted off Tuesday from the Baikonur ... Read more...

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NASA: ‘Send your face to space’


June 8th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Anyone who wants to be a space tourist on a shoe-string budget can now do so, courtesy the new NASA scheme. NASA wants to ‘send your face to space’ in place of ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis returns safely to end its last mission


May 26th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA on Wednesday announced the end of Space shuttle Atlantis’ 12-day journey after it landed for the last time at 8:48 a.m. EDT.Six astronauts boarded space ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis returns home for last time


May 26th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (DPA) The space shuttle Atlantis touched down Wednesday at Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, bringing an end to its last scheduled mission. The landing marks the likely end of ... Read more...

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Atlantis astronauts, in high spirits, work overtime


May 18th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (DPA) Two astronauts grappled with an unruly cable and struggled with an antenna Monday during the first spacewalk of shuttle Atlantis' final scheduled mission. Astronauts Steve Bowen and Garrett ... Read more...

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Atlantis takes off for final flight to space station


May 15th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): NASA's space shuttle Atlantis took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying six astronauts, for its final voyage to the International Space Station on Friday.The mission ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery returns after 15-day mission


April 20th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (DPA) Space shuttle Discovery touched down at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida Tuesday, completing a 15-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The landing at 9:08 a.m. ... Read more...

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Butterflies aboard Atlantis to live in orbit on International Space Station


November 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's space shuttle Atlantis is carrying butterflies, which will live in orbit aboard the International Space Station (ISS), as part of a science outreach project.According ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from Cape Canaveral


November 17th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral (Florida, US), Nov.17 (ANI): The space shuttle "Atlantis" rocketed into orbit on Monday with six astronauts and a full load of spare parts for the International Space Station.The Atlantis ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Atlantis ready to launch on November 16


October 30th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): NASA has given its go ahead for the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 16.Atlantis is targeted to begin ... Read more...

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NASA’s shuttle Atlantis launches on final Hubble servicing mission


May 12th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): NASA's space shuttle Atlantis, with its seven-member crew, has launched on the final Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission.Atlantis' 11-day mission will include five spacewalks to refurbish ... Read more...

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NASA’s Shuttle Atlantis Launches on a Final Mission to Hubble


May 12th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by admin
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Space shuttle Atlantis with its seven-member crew launched at 2:01 p.m. EDT Monday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on the final Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission.Atlantis' 11-day mission ... Read more...

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Kids to send their signatures to space through NASA shuttle


April 5th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): This year, on Space Day, which is celebrated on the first Friday in May, NASA and Lockheed Martin's main program would involve signatures by students flown aboard a ... Read more...

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Discovery astronauts finish third, final spacewalk


March 24th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (DPA) Two Discovery space shuttle astronauts completed maintenance work Monday on the International Space Station during the final spacewalk of the ongoing mission in orbit. During the six-and-a-half hour spacewalk, ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discoverys launch now no earlier than February 19


February 4th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A review of space shuttle Discoverys readiness for flight, has made NASA officials decide a launch date no earlier than February 19.Discoverys STS-119 mission to the International ... Read more...

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Endeavour blasts off to repair and remodel the International Space Station


November 15th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): The space shuttle Endeavour has lifted off from NASAs Kennedy Space Center, along with its seven-member crew, to repair and remodel the International Space Station.Endeavours STS-126 ... Read more...

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US space shuttle Endeavour lifts off


March 11th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, March 11 (Xinhua) US space shuttle Endeavour lifted off early Tuesday from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, NASA TV reported. "All systems are working well ... Endeavour is making its ... Read more...

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